Former Canucks forward Jake Virtanen charged with sexual assault by Vancouver police

Jan 26, 2022

Vancouver police charged former Canucks forward Jake Virtanen with one count of sexual assault on Thursday stemming from a September 2017 incident, they said. Virtanen is not currently in custody.

The Vancouver Police Department launched an investigation in May 2021 after the now-23-year-old victim came forward to police, VPD said. The alleged incident took place in Vancouver on Sept. 26, 2017. Virtanen, now 25, was a member of the Canucks at the time.

Source: The Athletic
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