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Private music teacher sexually assaulted young student, Toronto police allege

Guo Cheng Xia, 62, has been charged with sexual assault and sexual interference. Handout / Toronto Police

Toronto police say charges have been laid after a private music teacher allegedly sexually assaulted a young student.

In a news release issued Tuesday, police said a man held cello lessons at his home near Warden Avenue and Steeles Avenue East in the city’s east end.

On May 28, the man allegedly sexually assaulted a child who he had been teaching.

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Police said an investigation was launched in July and on July 25, and 62-year-old Toronto resident Guo Cheng Xia was arrested.

He has been charged with sexual assault and sexual interference.

Police said he’s scheduled to appear in court Thursday afternoon.

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The release said officers are concerned there may be additional victims and asked anyone with information to contact investigators at 416-808-2922 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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