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News Release

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Media Relations

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Tujunga: The Los Angeles Police Department's Sexually Exploited Child Unit (SECU), Juvenile Division, is investigating a staff member at Albert Einstein Academy, in Santa Clarita, for inappropriate behavior with minors.

This investigation commenced after several minors reported inappropriate conduct from a staff member at the school. Throughout this investigation, LAPD detectives will work closely with the administrators at Albert Einstein Academy to ensure that the staff member is not in a position to be in contact with students.

This investigation was initially reported to the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, but it was later determined that the alleged crimes occurred in the City of Tujunga, which falls under the jurisdiction of the Los Angeles Police Department. The investigation is on-going.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Sexually Exploited Child Unit, Juvenile Division, at 213-486-0580, from 6:00 am to 4:00 pm. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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