Brooklyn Science Teacher Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges

BROOKLYN, NY — Omil Carrasquillo, an elementary science teacher at P.S. 249 in Flatbush, was arrested Wednesday after being accused of sexually assaulting five of his female students on school property between October 31, 2013 and September 18th of this year, CBS New York reported. The alleged victims were between the ages of 9 and 11. On what appears to be his LinkedIn page, Carrasquillo is said to have been a coach in the Bronx Special Olympics for the last 12 years, and served in the National Guard and as a sergeant in the U.S. Army. Carrasquillo had worked for the school district since 2006.