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Former private school student arrested for sex abuse

Posted at 7:42 PM, Feb 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-15 07:32:17-05

A former student at Friends School in Baltimore has been arrested for sex abuse. 

According to police, a 15-year-old student was arrested for three separate incidents of sex abuse. Two incidents occurred on school property and one incident happened off campus. All of the victims were 15 years old. 

Friends School of Baltimore issued the following statement Tuesday, 

At Friends School of Baltimore the safety and security of the children entrusted to our care is our highest priority. We are deeply saddened and disturbed that one of our students is alleged to have victimized three other students. When the school learned of these allegations, we immediately informed law enforcement authorities and have provided our full cooperation in their investigation. The student accused of these offenses is no longer enrolled at the school. We cannot comment on and we have reached no conclusions regarding these allegations. The administration, faculty and trustees of Friends School are committed to nurturing empathy and fostering in our students a strong sense of responsibility for the needs of others. We will continue to strive to support all the members of our community as we deal with these difficult matters.

Since the suspect is a juvenile, no other details were available. 

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