A 29-year-old female has been charged with assaulting a child at a Bowmanville learning centre for Autistic children.
On Wednesday, October 27, 2021, investigators from the Major Crime – Special Victim’s Unit arrested the owner/Clinical Director of Think Tank Therapy in Bowmanville with assault. It is alleged that on two separate occasions, the suspect physically assaulted a non-verbal eight-year-old child. It is believed that the assaults occurred early October of 2021.
Investigators are working with Durham Children’s Aid Society and the family of the victim.
Michelle GALLAGHER, age 29, of Clarington is charged with Assault x2. She was released on an Undertaking.
Investigators want to ensure there are no other victims.
Anyone with new information that could help investigators is asked to contact D/Cst. Firth of the Major Crime – Special Victim’s Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5316.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.