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Girls hockey coach from Pickering charged with sexual assault in case dating back 10 years

File photo of a York Regional Police cruiser. (File/CITYNEWS)

York police have charged a girls hockey coach with sexual assault in a case that dates back ten years.

47-year-old Lorne Rappaport of Pickering faces five counts.

Police say in January, investigators began looking into a hockey coach after receiving information about possible historical sexual assaults against a 15-year-old female.

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The alleged assaults happened between 2009 and 2011, when Rappaport was coaching competitive girls hockey in the GTA.

He’s been a coach and has run various hockey camps and training programs for many years, which has investigators concerned there may be other possible victims.

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