Hockey Coach Charged in Sexual Exploitation Investigation

Posted On Wednesday May 22, 2024

Region of Peel – Investigators from the Peel Regional Police Special Victims Unit have arrested and charged a 26-year-old man concerning a sexual exploitation investigation. 

On April 16, 2024, police received information that two young persons who played hockey in a local league were allegedly sexually exploited and lured during their interactions with their coach.

Following an investigation, Joshua Sammut, a 26-year-old man from Brampton was arrested and charged with the following offences: 

  • Sexual Exploitation X 2
  • Child Luring X 2

He was held for a bail hearing and attended the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

Anyone with information in relation to this or any other similar incident is asked to contact investigators at the Special Victims Unit at 905-453-2121, ext. 3460.

For media inquiries, please contact the on-duty Public and Media Relations Officer at 905- 453-2121, extension 4027. Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visiting

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