Reports: Five players from 2018 WJC told to surrender to London Police

Five players have been notified by the London Police Service to surrender in connection with allegations of a sexual assault in June 2018 on a woman by members of the 2018 Canadian World Junior hockey team according to a Globe and Mail report on Wednesday.

A Hockey Canada logo is seen on the door to a meeting room at the organizations head office in Calgary on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

The report also says the players, who have not been charged, were given an undisclosed deadline to report to London, Ont., police,

Last year, London Police file an application an application with the Ontario Court of Justice stating they had reasonable grounds to believe five members of the 2018 Canadian World Junior team had sexually assaulted a woman.

Back in May of 2022, it was revealed that Hockey Canada had paid an undisclosed settlement to a woman in London, Ont., after she alleged she was sexually assaulted by eight men, including members of the 2018 men’s World Junior Hockey team in June of 2018.

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