MIAMI (CBSMiami) – An unnamed teacher at a Catholic run pre-school is under investigation for allegedly sexually abusing a 3-year old.

According to a Miami-Dade Police spokesman, authorities were called to the Holy Redeemer Head Start Program.

Thursday the Archdiocese of Miami issued the following statement:

“Today the Archdiocese of Miami’s administrators learned of an allegation of sexual abuse by a teacher at the Catholic Charities’ Head Start Early Childhood Development Center, located at Holy Redeemer Church.

The teacher, an employee of the center since 1999, has complied and successfully passed FBI/FDLE background checks, the most current one in 2009 along with annual updates of the background check.

Upon learning of this allegation today, Catholic Charities’ administrators reported it to the Department of Children and Families and are fully cooperating with the investigation by the Miami-Dade Police Department.”

Miami-Dade police are continuing to investigate. No arrests have been made.

Comments