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OPD: more info on sexual assault of child in summer program

Posted at 11:12 AM, Sep 26, 2019

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Yesterday, news broke about a juvenile swim instructor who allegedly sexually assaulted a child in a Millard Public Schools summer program. Today, we've received more information about the case.

Original story: Millard Public Schools issues statements reg. two incidents

According to police records, a male substitute swim teacher is being investigated for digitally penetrating a 7-year-old girl on two separate occasions last summer. The alleged incident occurred in the pool at Millard South High School.

Previously, Millard Public Schools released this statement in relation to the incident:

After the summer swim program concluded, a young swimmer said they had been touched inappropriately underwater by a teenage swim instructor. The parents contacted the program director who contacted Child Protective Services the same day.

That teenager has subsequently been arrested and charged with touching a child inappropriately. The teen is a Millard student. We have followed our code of conduct regarding the matter. The teen has not been involved with the swim program since we were made aware of the allegation.