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NYPD: School employee fondled girl with Downs Syndrome

Jesus Lorenzo was arrested on sexual contact charges, police say.

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A 69-year-old school employee was arrested Thursday afternoon in Williamsburg on charges of having sexual contact with a minor.

Police sources told the Daily News that Jesus Lorenzo was fondling a 13-year-old girl with Downs Syndrome in De Hostos playground next to I.S. 318, where he works as a teacher’s assistant.

Lorenzo was arrested on charges of forcible touching, endangering the welfare of a child and sexual conduct with an individual less than 17.

The NYPD is investigating whether Lorenzo was previously acquainted with the student.

 

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