A Boston dance instructor is being held on a $2.5 million cash bail on charges he indecently assaulted a child during dance lessons in the North End last year.
Wilson Anthony was arraigned at the Boston Municipal Court on two counts of aggravated rape of a child and two counts of indecent assault and battery of a child.
If Anthony makes bail, he will need to wear a GPS bracelet, be on 24-hour home confinement, have no contact with the victim or the victim's family, have no contact with anyone under the age of 16, and must surrender his passport.
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Assistant District Attorney Brenna Flynn told the court that the victim, a boy under the age of 14, and his family reportedly to the Boston Police Department that the child has been indecently assaulted by Anthony in Anthony's Canal Street apartment in the North End.
The alleged assaults occurred on various dates between June and September. The victim disclosed details of the abuse during a forensic interview at the family Justice Center of Boston on Monday.
Anthony is represented by Edward Harrington. He is set to return to court on April 5.