Pastor charged after allegedly sexually assaulting female parishioners

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A 64-year-old Toronto pastor has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a two female members of his congregation. The charges stem from 2006 to 2011, when the accused was a pastor at the Evangelical Christian Congregation in Toronto.

According to police, a 47-year-old woman and a 16-year-old girl reported that the pastor sexually assaulted them sometime within that time.

On Monday, police arrested Jose Colindres and charged him with five counts of sexual assault, three counts of sexual interference and three counts of sexual exploitation.

He made an appearance in court at Old City Hall on Tuesday.

Police say they are concerned there may be more victims and are urging anyone with information to call police at 416-808-1400 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS (8477).


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