A 51 year old personal support worker from Newmarket is facing more sexual assault charges.
On June 8, 2016 police investigators received information after an elderly male victim came forward to report that he had been sexually assaulted by the accused.
The incident occurred in the victim’s home in Newmarket, sometime between December 31, 2015 and January 30, 2016 when the accused worked as a personal support worker for We Care Home Health Services.
Soja Zadeh was re-arrested today and was charged with one additional count of Sexual Assault.
He is now facing a total of seven counts of sexual assault and one count of assault.
Between May 2015 and October 2015, the accused was employed at Mackenzie Health and was providing care for seniors at the hospital. He was first arrested on January 31, 2016 and was charged with sexually assaulting an elderly female victim sometime between August and October 2015.
Between December 2015 and January 2016, the accused was employed as a personal support worker with Community and Home Assistance to Seniors (CHATS) as well as other agencies and at various facilities and seniors’ apartment complexes.
A total of five female victims and one male have come forward or were identified by police.
The investigation is ongoing and any additional victims are urged to come forward.
The accused is known to have worked as a personal support worker for several agencies and locations where he had access to seniors citizens who were in vulnerable positions and requiring care.
This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this matter is asked to contact the York Regional Police #4 District Criminal Investigation Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7441, or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.