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Another Ottawa teacher faces sex assault charges for incidents involving student: police

Ottawa police have charged an Ottawa teacher with various sex-related offences for alleged incidents involving a student under the age of 18. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Ottawa police have laid charges against another city teacher after investigating allegations of sexual assault involving a student.

OPS have charged 56-year-old Darren Green with two counts of sexual assault and one count each of sexual interference and exploitation.

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These charges are in relation to alleged incidents that occurred while Green was acting as a teacher for the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board between 2015 and 2018. Police say the assaults involved a teenage girl under the age of 18.

According to the board, Green was removed from the classroom in 2018, when the board was first made aware of the allegations.

“The OCDSB has been cooperating fully with the Ottawa Police Service since the start of this investigation. We contacted authorities after we were first made aware of concerning allegations in 2018,” the board said in a statement Thursday.

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The board noted that in cases such as these, it contacts the Ontario College of Teachers, which performs its own investigation to determine if employment action is needed.

Ottawa police are concerned that there may be more victims and ask anyone with information to call the sexual assault and child abuse unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5944.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.

Green is scheduled to appear in an Ottawa court Thursday.

The board did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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