Police: 7-year-old Chicago girl seen being sexually assaulted live on remote learning

Chicago News

CHICAGO — Police are questioning a male suspect after a 7-year-old girl was seen being sexually assaulted on a remote learning application.

Around 1:30 p.m. Thursday, police were called to a home in the 200 block of East 89th Place.

Police said the girl, a student Bronzeville Academy Charter School, was observed by a teacher performing a sexual act on a male offender live on an online learning application.

The teacher, who was working in school at the time, reported the assault to principal and school CEO Alvin Boutte. Boutte says administrators do not believe other students saw the assault.

A male suspect is being questioned by detectives. It’s unknown if any charges have been filed.

The 7-year-old girl was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital. Her condition is unknown.

The Department of Children and Family Services told WGN News Friday they are also investigating.

No charges have been filed.

Anyone with information can leave an anonymous tip at cpdtip.com.

No further information was provided.


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