Early Childhood Aide Faces Sexual Abuse Charges
An early childhood education aide in Delaware facing sexual assault charges of two girls will have two more charges against him as two brave girls come forward. The aid’s responsibility was helping young children on and off the bus along with watching them at nap time.
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Early Childhood Aide Sexual Abuse
A 28-year-old Head Start aide faces a grand jury indictment after the assault of two girls ages 4 and 5 in May. Now, two other girls aged 7 have come forward saying the man abused them, too.
An investigation began in May after a mother of a child was bathing her 5-year-old daughter. The little girl told her mother not to wash her vagina since the aide rubs lotions on there daily during nap time at school. The girl described how he would sit next to her and begin assaulting her by placing his hands under her clothing. The child also said how it hurried and happened on several occasions.
The early childhood aide began has a janitor at the school before working his way up to a bus aide and then a certified aide. As a certified aide, he would assist when teachers needed a break in the classrooms. This included monitoring classrooms during nap times.
During the investigation of the child’s accounts, witnesses could see the teacher leave, then the aide would immediately begin sitting next to a 4-year-old girl and touch her under her blanket.
Court documents said the aide assaulted the girl eight different times within a 42 minute period that day.
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Survivors of sexual abuse can file civil suits against perpetrators and other responsible parties, regardless of the outcome or existence of a criminal prosecution. Civil lawsuits can help a survivor seek monetary damages. This compensation can never change the abuse suffered but can help rebuild a life.
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