Winnipeg hockey coach charged with sexual assault of 2 teens in 1990s

Sep 2, 2021

A former Winnipeg hockey coach and current lawyer has been charged with sexual assault and child pornography offences after two people came forward to report he assaulted them in their early teens while he was their coach nearly 30 years ago, Winnipeg police say.

Robert "Bob" Donald Joseph Dawson, 57, was arrested at a home on Lake Park Drive in southeast Winnipeg on Wednesday, Winnipeg Police Service spokesperson Const. Dani McKinnon said at a news conference Thursday.

Source: Caitlyn Gowriluk for CBC News