St. Mike’s sex assault trial set to continue today

TORONTO — The trial for a teenage boy accused of sexually assaulting two students at an all-boys Toronto Catholic school continues today.

The incidents occurred at St. Michael’s College School in October and November 2018.

A former teammate of a teen accused of sexually assaulting two students at a prestigious Toronto school is set to continue testifying in virtual court today.

The accused teen has pleaded not guilty to two counts each of gang sexual assault, sexual assault with a weapon and assault with a weapon related to two incidents in which students were sexually assaulted with a broom handle.

On Thursday, court heard two former teammates say they saw the accused participate in a sexual assault against a student on Nov. 7, 2018.

No young person can be named due to provisions in the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 5, 2021.

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