Minor Allegedly Sexually Assaulted in Treatment Center
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on July 16, 2013 @ 6:10PM
Created on July 16, 2013 @ 4:25PM
West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services - Dr. Harriet B. Jones Treatment Center
A Harrison County man is behind bars after allegedly sexually assaulting a minor.
The facility holds 21 juvenile sex offenders and seven youths with behavioral issues. A correctional officer had previously testified that an older offender allegedly sexually assaulted a younger resident while the center was short-staffed. Testimony also alleged one officer sexually assaulted another officer.
The Doctor Harriet B. Jones Treatment Center has been ordered by the court to shut down because of instances like this one.
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