Ottawa Police charge Teacher with sex related offences involving a student


(press release)

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Section have charged a 32 year old Ottawa woman who was employed as a teacher, following an investigation into allegations that she was involved in a sexual relationship with one of her male students.

The investigation revealed the relationship began while the accused was in the course of her duties as a teacher, while employed by the Ottawa Carleton District School Board.  The incidents occurred over the course of a year (2013-2014) and were reported to police this year.

On July 5th, 2016, the Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit charged Kyla COWAN-WILSON, with Sexual Assault, Invitation to Sexual Touching and Sexual Interference.   She is scheduled to appear in court this morning.

Investigators are concerned there could be more victims.

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

OttawaStart Staff


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