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Former middle school teacher's assistant charged with sex offenses

Posted at 8:03 PM, Apr 22, 2019

CHARLES COUNTY, Md. — The Charles County Sheriff's office arrested and charged a former teacher's assistant with Mattawoman Middle School after he allegedly made inappropriate comments and contact with female students.

According to police, 23-year-old Anthony Tyrone Williams was first accused of making inappropriate comments in January. Officials say he was immediately removed from the school after that incident.

When officials conducted an investigation, a student came forward and also reported inappropriate contact.

Williams was charged with second-degree rape, fourth-degree sex offense, obscene telephone misuse, stalking and other related charges.

The Charles County Sheriff's Office is asking parents to talk to their children. Anyone who has further information about Williams is asked to contact Det. G. Higgs at (301) 609-6498.