Substitute teacher charged with sexual assault

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A substitute teacher with the Windsor Essex Catholic District School Board has been charged with sexual assault.

The Windsor Police Service began an investigation in December after multiple students reported being sexually assaulted by a substitute teacher.

Police say it was reported that the teacher was touching children inappropriately. Five victims under the age of 18 have come forward.

Aram Raihana, 34, is charged with five counts of sexual assault and five counts of sexual interference.

Police advise the accused has other ties in the Windsor-Essex community where he was in a position of trust with children.

At this time, no other details have been released to protect the identity of the victims.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Windsor Police Service – Major Crime Unit at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com.