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N.Y. Attorney General Launches Investigation Into Babylon High School Sex Abuse Allegations

Babylon, New York (CBS New York) New York Attorney General Letitia James is opening an investigation into sexual assault allegations at a Long Island high school.

As CBS2’s Jennifer McLaughan reports, a lawyer, police officer and PhD candidate were recently among several former Babylon Junior-Senior High students who were sexually assaulted by teachers and coaches.

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“I started when I was 16 and didn’t take my history seriously. And now I’m 30, coming back to the place where I wound up! Babylon Darcy Orlando Benet HS graduate.

The attorney general’s office says it has received complaints and has launched a civil investigation.

“Every student on Long Island and in New York deserves to be in a safe and secure school. Reports of sexual abuse of female students by teachers and coaches are troubling and should be investigated. My office in the Bellevue School District The investigation is related to these troubling allegations,” James said in a statement Tuesday. “The safety and well-being of students — both past and present — is of the utmost importance, and we will do everything in our power to protect their right to a safe learning environment.

“A sense of support, but a sense of fire that burns inside of me. Please, I’m determined to fix this. I have a daughter who’s going to be in the 7th grade next year,” said Jaime HS graduate Barbara Mayer. .

After the plaintiffs’ fall and six hours after the meeting, Babylon’s governor placed five employees on paid leave and a sixth resigned. The seventh teacher – the coach – is no longer with the district. The alleged sexual union with Brittany Rohl, Class of 2011, is currently in motion. She was the first to come forward.

“He told me he was going to take my virginity because no one else could love me like that,” Ruhl said.

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The floodgates are opened and the survivors continue to tell their stories.

“He’s asking me, ‘Do you have a boyfriend?’ said Sienna Klaas Puleo, who graduated from Babylon HS in 2009.

“If they break these laws, if they break the laws, if they put our children at risk, they have to be held accountable,” said NY State Assemblyman Michael Durso.

In a statement, the school district said it will cooperate fully with the attorney general and the state Department of Education in the investigation and in contacting the Center for Victims of Crime to provide training to staff and students.

“I believe it is something that is an offense to the Catholic Church. Doctors don’t fire. They resign, or go to another school, and move on to the customs of the looters. Phil Boyle said.

Talking about women has been systemic for decades.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone issued a statement Tuesday, praising…

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