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He has been suspended pending CPS disciplinary proceedings, she said."Student well-being is our top priority, and we took immediate action after learning of these very serious allegations,” according to a statement released by the spokeswoman.

Davis met the girl at Juarez high school and they became friendly in October, when she was still 16, prosecutors said.

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Images reveal the secret basement used by a school caretaker who raped a 12-year-old girl up to 40 times.

A Texas couple has been arrested for allegedly selling a 14-year-old girl to a family in Elgin, Ill.

Steve Marks has been charged with purchasing or selling a child for sex.

Now in her 20s, the woman is suing her school – the Middle School for Marketing and Legal Studies in Brooklyn, New York – claiming school officials knew about the hidden den.

Rodriguez kept the basement, where he lured and raped his schoolgirl victim, hidden behind a boiler room.

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