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Ottawa yoga instructor charged with sexual assault

An Ottawa yoga instructor has been charged with three counts of sexual assault following a police investigation.

An Ottawa yoga instructor has been charged with three counts of sexual assault following a police investigation.

Police say on Nov. 8, 2015, a woman reported that she believed she had been sexually assaulted, and that two of the incidents occurred while the accused was instructing yoga in the Ottawa area.

A 38-year-old Ottawa man was charged Monday and was released with a promise to return to court at a later date.

The Ottawa police sexual assault and child abuse section say they believe there could be other victims.

Police are asking anyone with information is asked to contact them at 613-236-1222, ext. 5944, or to leave a tip anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).