- Associated Press - Thursday, October 20, 2016

EUCLID, Ohio (AP) - A former middle school girls’ basketball coach in northeast Ohio has been indicted on charges alleging he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old student.

WEWS-TV (https://bit.ly/2e8c4Oh ) reports 22-year-old Kevon Smith was indicted Wednesday on 11 counts, including unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, sexual battery and disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.

A message seeking comment was left Thursday for his attorney.

Smith was a coach and an educational assistant for Euclid (YOO’-klihd) City Schools. Police say he assaulted the girl between December 2015 and September 2016. He was arrested Sept. 30.

The district says Smith hasn’t been employed during the 2016-17 school year and is now barred from entering any school grounds or attending any school events.

He is scheduled for arraignment Nov. 1.


Information from: WEWS-TV, https://www.newsnet5.com



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