Teacher Dennis Connolly charged with sexual assault in Burlington

PUBLISHED Mon, November 30, 2015 - 10:24am EST
Credit: Alexander's Public School

Music teacher Dennis Connolly has been charged with the sexual assault of several students at Alexander's Public School in Burlington, police said on Monday. (more)

Halton Regional Police said Connolly, 58, of Burlington, was arrested on Friday after an investigation that followed complaints from several students of physical abuse and inappropriate sexual touching.

Connolly has been charged with one count of Assault, three counts of Sexual Assault, and three counts of Sexual Interference.

At the time of the alleged assaults, Connolly was employed with the Halton District School Board as a music teacher at Alexander's Public School in the City of Burlington. He is no longer working at the school.

Investigators believe there could be additional victims and are encouraging them to contact Detective Constable PRESCOD of the Halton Regional Police Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 8977.

Anyone else with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800 222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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  Burlington, Canada     





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