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John Douglas Hashimoto- Former Toronto Blue Jays youth baseball instructor charged

01 April, 2021

John Douglas Hashimoto

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CBC News reported that John Douglas Hashimoto, A former lead instructor with the Toronto Blue Jays’ academy for young players has been charged with luring a child under 16 and an invitation to sexual touching, Halton Regional Police said in a release Thursday.

The release said Hashimoto is with the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Academy .

Hashimoto was allegedly communicating online using the name David or David 46.

The Toronto Blue Jays said in a statement “We were deeply disturbed to learn of the charges against a former seasonal employee, but as this is an ongoing legal matter, we cannot comment further at this time,” 

Investigators believe there may be additional alleged victims.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Det. Todd Martin at 905-825-4747 ext. 8983 or Det.-Const. Andrew Hulbert at 905-825-4747 ext. 8974.

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