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Ottawa basketball coach charged with sexual assault

Police are concerned there could be other young victims.

Ottawa Police are investigating a local basketball coach for an alleged case of sexual assault

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Ottawa Police are investigating a local basketball coach for an alleged case of sexual assault

An Ottawa basketball coach has been charged with sexual assault and police are concerned there could be other victims.

The sexual assault and child abuse section announced that Dejan "Dean" Tanasijevic has been charged with sexual assault, sexual exploitation and sexual interference.

Police accuse Tanasijevic of having sexually assaulted a woman under the age of 18, while providing her a recovery massage.

This is the second time this year Tanasijevic has been charged.

Investigators are concerned there could be other victims, according to a release from police.

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