After-School Program Volunteer Accused of Touching Minor

Washington Elementary School sent a letter home to parents informing them of the alleged incident

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    NBC 7 San Diego

    A local elementary school sent a letter home with students Thursday letting parents know that a volunteer with their after-school program has been arrested for allegedly inappropriately touching a minor.

    Washington Elementary School, which is located in the 1700 block of State Street near downtown San Diego, sent a letter to parents letting them know what was allegedly happening at the school.

    The letter read, written by school principal Janie Wardlow read, in part:

    “I wanted to let you know that earlier this week I was informed that an allegation had been filed against one of our volunteers for inappropriate touching of a minor during our after-school care program and that San Diego Police had been contacted. The volunteer was arrested and will not be returning to our campus.”

    The letter goes on to state that the investigation is ongoing, but at this time, police believe this is an isolated incident and no other students were involved.

    No further details were released in the note.

    Officials have not yet released the name of the after-school volunteer allegedly involved in this case.
    Check back for updates.
     

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