Special-needs teacher faces sexual assault charges

Man arrested for assaults against two 12-year-old boys

Kearsley Peters, 56, is charged with sexual assaulting 12-year-old boys in the Markham Road and Sheppard Avenue East area. 

Police have arrested a man for allegedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy at a home in the area of Markham Road and Sheppard Avenue East between Sept. 4, 2012 and March 7, 2013.

The suspect is also accused of assaulting another 12-year-old boy in the same area and there could be more victims, police say.

Charged with sexual assault, sexual exploitation, sexual interference and assault, is Kearsley Peters, 56, a special-needs teacher at White Haven Junior Public School.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers or to leave a tip on Facebook.

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By: Joie Ann Merana
Copy editor: Samantha Bridges
Posted: Mar 20 2013 3:13 pm
Filed under: News