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Friday, May 17, 2019

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North Hollywood: The Los Angeles Police Department's detectives are investigating inappropriate conduct at a elementary school by an employee.

On May 16, 2019, at about 7:45 a.m. Los Angeles Police Department personnel responded to Oxnard Elementary located at the 10900 block of Oxnard Street in North Hollywood to investigate allegations of a male adult, Los Angeles Unified School District employee abusing at least one student at the school.

Detectives met with several individuals and are in the preliminary stages of their investigation.

The nature of the allegations, include inappropriate touching.

The adult male employee has been assigned an administrative assignment pending further investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department. The assignment will not have any contact with children.

Several students allege inappropriate conduct by the employee.

The Los Angeles Police Department's Juvenile Division / Sexually Exploited Child Unit, assumed investigative responsibility of this investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Sexually Exploited Child Unit, Juvenile Division at 213-486-0580, from 6:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit ww.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime stoppers" menu to submit an onlinetip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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