A staff member at a school for children with special needs in Milford is accused of exposing himself to a female student, according to school officials.
That staff member at the Boys & Girls Village has been suspended and an investigation is underway.
Milford police Capt. Mike Devito confirmed police are investigating and that charges are pending.
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According to a statement from Boys & Girls Village President and CEO Dr. Steven Kant, school officials learned of the allegations from a parent. The staff member was immediately suspended and school officials notified the state Department of Children and Families.
“Beyond our cooperation with the investigation, the full focus of our concern and efforts at this time is to take any steps necessary to support the wellbeing of the children involved. Boys & Girls Village conducts a full range of pre-employment background checks that are employed prior to hiring any employee at the agency. Boys & Girls Village will continue to cooperate fully with law enforcement and other appropriate authorities to investigate this matter,” Kant said in a statement.
No other information was immediately available.