Daycare provider charged with assault involving young children

Ottawa Police

Ottawa police have charged a daycare provider for a number of assaults involving two young children.

The alleged incidents happened at the residence of the accused in 2012, and were reported near the end of 2018.

30-year-old Luzia Arruda of Ottawa is charged with six counts of assault, two counts of aggravated assault, one count of assault causing bodily harm and one count of assault with a weapon.

Investigators are concerned there could be more victims.

You're asked to contact police with any information regarding the alleged incidents.

A court date for Arruda has not yet been released.

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