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Ottawa Police charged local teacher with several historical sex offenses

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, February 6, 2014               1:02pm

(Ottawa) — In November 2013, the Ottawa Police Service began an investigation following a complaint of a sexual assault on a minor by an adult male during the exercise of his functions as a teacher for grade 7 & 8. 

Today, Phillip I. NOLAN, 43 year old, of Ottawa was charged with 5 counts of Sexual assault, 5 counts of Sexual interference and 5 counts of Sexual exploitation, dating back to incidents that occurred between 1998 and 2000.

The Ottawa Police is confirming that Mr. NOLAN was working as a teacher at a local Ottawa school with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, at the time of the incidents. There are concerns that there could be further victims.

Anyone with information about this incident or other incidents is asked to contact Ottawa Police Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit 613-236-1222, ext. 5944 or phone Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.

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Staff Sergeant Angela McDade

Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5757

@OttawaPolice Police Service

Ottawa Police Service/Service de police d'Ottawa