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More charges against former York University football coach

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Further criminal charges have been laid against a former York University football coach already accused of child-luring and attempting to manufacture child pornography.

Paul Younis, 24, was rearrested in Toronto Monday.

It's now alleged that over a period of more than two years, Mr. Younis had a relationship with three boys aged 16 and 17, conducted via cellphone and Internet chats.

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Two of the boys sent Mr. Younis images of themselves, and two of the three were also sexually assaulted on the York University campus, investigators said.

The third victim met Mr. Younis at an all-star football game in Texas, it's alleged.

At the time of his initial arrest in February, Mr. Younis was the recruiting co-ordinator and running back coach for York U's Lions football team.

The university swiftly suspended him and released a statement saying it was "extremely disturbed" by the charges.

Police believe there may be more victims.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416−808−8500, or Crime Stoppers

anonymously at 416−222−TIPS (8477).

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