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Dance teacher charged with sexual exploitation involving youth


A 33-year-old dance teacher from Brantford has been arrested after allegedly sending inappropriate messages to underage victims.

Norfolk OPP charged Scott MacDonald with sexual exploitation, indecent exposure to a person under 16 years of age and two counts of make sexually explicit material available to a person under 18 years of age.

Police say they launched an investigation after being notified about a message that was sent to a youth on Sept. 29.

They did not say if the alleged victims were dance student.

MacDonald appeared in a Simcoe court for a bail hearing on Tuesday. He was released on bail, his next court appearance is on October 23rd.

Details about the case shared in the court room are under a publication ban in order to protect the identities of the victims involved.

Anyone with information that could help police in the investigation is asked to contact OPP at 1-888-310-1122.



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