Lorne Rappaport: Toronto Hockey coach accused of sexually assaulting a teen player

23 February, 2021

Lorne Rappaport

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CTV News reported that Lorne Rappaport, a Toronto hockey coach has been charged with two counts of sexual assault, sexual exploitation, invitation to sexual touching and sexual interference with a person under 16. 

York Regional Police say they arrested 47-year-old Lorne Rappaport of Pickering, Ont., on 19 Feb, after an investigation began in January when a female came forward.

The charges relate to assaults alleged to have happened when accused was coaching competitive girls hockey between 2009 and 2011 in the Greater Toronto Area.

Police say that Rappaport has been a hockey coach and has run various hockey camps and training programs “for many years.”

Investigators say there may be more victims and they are encouraging anyone who feels they may have been sexually assaulted to report the incident if it is safe to do so.

If you have a complaint against Lorne Rappaport  or are a victim of sexual assault in Ontario, please contact us. We can help.