A Toronto private school was sued over a student’s alleged sexual assault. The school’s name was kept secret until now.
The Ontario Superior Court recently heard that students at Christian M. DeShazo Charter School and two other private schools had complained about a student who was reportedly harassing other students at a party for the school’s Halloween concert. The complaints alleged that the student would sexually assault students by forcing them to perform sex acts on him.
At the hearing in June, the lawsuit stated that the alleged student was part of a group of students that were “on-hand” at the Halloween party. Another student was alleged to be in charge of organizing the students on-hand, while the alleged sexual assaults occurred behind a locked screen in one of the school’s hallways.
When the alleged student “became sexually aroused and sexually excited,” the young man allegedly forced the other student to perform oral sex on him. It was alleged that the student was the one who told the other students to perform sex acts on him.
The student was allegedly able to get students to perform sex acts on him with the help of a condom.
The lawsuit also alleges that the other students encouraged the accused student to use a condom for the purpose of limiting his ability to commit the crimes. The sexual assault had allegedly been going on for over two hours, with one student having a sexual encounter with the accused student for “well over an hour” with no condoms. The lawsuit claimed that the student had given the other students a ride home after the alleged sex acts, and at one point was seen dancing with the accused while a sexual experience was occurring on the school floor.
In an affidavit filed in the court, several students stated that there had been “many instances” of sexual touching and having sex with the accused student. One school official was also interviewed in the affidavit, who confirmed the existence of the sexual assaults.
“I am a former student at Christian M. DeShazo,” the official was quoted as saying. “I am willing to testify in this hearing so that the allegations against Mr. Tijerina, and to be honest, in general, that many students at Christian M. DeShazo are not what the