Correction: Ottawa Water Polo Coach charged with sexual assault

Posted On Wednesday June 05, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 5, 2019     11:45pm

(Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse (SACA) Unit has charged an Ottawa man with 1 count of Sexual Assault and 1 count of Sexual Interference on a teenaged
female as a result of incidents that occurred between January 2018 to July 2018.

The incidents occurred while the man was in the course of his employment as a water polo coach in Ottawa.  

Celso ROJAS, 55 years old, of Ottawa is scheduled to appear in show cause court today. 

Investigators are concerned that there may be other victims and are asking them to contact police. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222, ext. 5760. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS); tips  may also be sent electronically to mcm@ottawapolice.ca, or at crimestoppers.ca. 

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