Brampton teacher charged for alleged relationship with student

The Peel Regional Police logo is seen in this file photo.

Joshua Freeman,
Published Friday, June 16, 2017 1:23PM EDT
Last Updated Friday, June 16, 2017 1:37PM EDT

A physical education teacher at a Brampton high school is facing a sexual exploitation charge afterbeing accused of having a relationship with a student.

Peel Regional Police allege the teacher had a consensual relationship with a 17-year-old student while being employed at Turner Fenton Secondary School.

The suspect, identified as  53-year-old Richard Knill of Milton, was scheduled to make a court appearance Friday.

Police are asking anyone with further information to contact investigators at the Special Victims Unit at 905-453-2121, ext. 3460 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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