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Parish schoolworker arrested for molesting boys

Layperson 'touched teens as penalty in games'

14 January, 18:04
Parish schoolworker arrested for molesting boys (ANSA) - Milan, January 14 - Police outside Milan on Tuesday arrested a 40-year-old lay schoolworker for molesting four boys at a parish. Police said the crimes took place outside the parish building in 2011 and were reported by parents in 2013. The victims are between the ages of 13 and 16. The suspect, who has no prior police record, reportedly grew up in the same parish. Investigators say he touched the boys as "penalties" during games they would play. Priests reportedly removed him after learning of the episodes.

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