Home daycare provider charged with numerous aggravated assault charges involving young children

OTTAWA – Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault and Child Abuse (SACA) Unit has arrested and charged a child home daycare provider for a number of assaults involving two young children.

The complaints were received at the end of 2018 stemming from incidents in her daycare at her  residence in mid-2012.

Luzia Arruda, 30, of Ottawa is charged with:

  •       Two counts of Aggravated assault
  •       Assault causing bodily harm
  •       Assault with a weapon
  •       Six counts of Assault

Investigators are concerned there may be other victims and are looking to speak to anyone with information about these incidents.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call SACA at 613-236-1222, ext. 5944.

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