- Associated Press - Friday, June 16, 2017

SEQUIM, Wash. (AP) - A lawsuit filed in King County claims a church ignored warnings about a now convicted pedophile principal.

KIRO-TV reports (https://kiro.tv/2rEccIp ) that Douglas Allison taught at Mountain View Christian School, part of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, until last year when he pleaded guilty to having sexual contact with two girls.

Lawyer Chris Davis represents parents who claim their 10-year-old daughter was the victim, along with another 10-year-old girl.


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Their lawsuit claims the school was warned about Allison being too affectionate with students more than six months before his arrest.

The lawsuit also claims at least one student at a school in California, where Allison worked before moving to Washington, claimed Allison molested her.



Davis says the church did nothing about those claims.

A Seventh-day Adventist Church spokeswoman said she hadn’t seen the lawsuit and couldn’t comment.

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Information from: KIRO-TV, htthttps://www.kirotv.com/index.html

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