File Number: 2019-4284

Central Saanich, B.C., December 17, 2019 – The Central Saanich Police Service is currently looking into recent allegations of concern involving a male teacher at the Montessori Educare Daycare, located at 7925 East Saanich Road, Saanichton.

“We received information late last week and our officers worked on the case throughout the weekend,” said Central Saanich Police Service Chief Constable Les Sylven. “A search warrant was executed at the facility yesterday morning, and a suspect was arrested. The investigation is in relation to his conduct with children in his care. We have been in contact with all relevant community partners including VIHA community care licensing, and most importantly, we are working to support the families involved.”

Central Saanich police are requesting that parents and friends refrain from asking the children any questions about their interactions with the male teacher. Police officers trained in child interviewing will be in contact with families and children in the days ahead.

If you have information directly related to this investigation, please contact Sgt. Paul Brailey directly at 250-652-4441 ext. 3030.