Durham elementary teacher facing additional sexual assault charges

A former student of Thomas Grieve is speaking out after he was charged by Durham Regional Police with eight counts of sexual assault against children under 16 years of age. Jasmine Pazzano has more.

WHITBY, Ont. – Police have charged an elementary school teacher in Whitby, Ont., with seven counts each of sexual assault and sexual interference.

Durham regional police say Thomas Grieve of Scugog Township, Ont., was previously facing eight counts each of those same charges.

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They say some of the alleged offences involved students – all under the age of 16 – and allegedly occurred during school hours.

Police say Grieve was a teacher at a school in Whitby at the time of the allegations.

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They say Grieve also served as a coach for sports teams at the school and coached a youth volleyball team in the region.

Investigators say they want to make sure there are no other alleged victims, so they’re asking anyone with information to come forward.

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