York Regional Police say they have charged a 44-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting at least eight people living with disabilities.

Investigators say they received information on Feb 7. about an alleged sexual assault of several people living with cognitive and physical disabilities in York Region.

Police say they have been able to identify a total of eight adult victims, both male and female.

The alleged assaults are said to have occurred between 2009 and 2013 when the suspect was employed by Christian Horizons as a group home employee in York Region.

The suspect, identified by police as 44-year-old Alliston resident Jose Munoz-de-Rueda, was arrested on Feb. 7.

Police say he is facing eight counts of sexual assault and is scheduled to appear in court at the Ontario Court of Justice in Newmarket on March 29.