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Police: Chester School Employee Asked Teen For Nude Pics

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CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Police have charged a member of a Pennsylvania charter school’s behavioral staff with asking an underage student to send him nude pictures of herself.

Investigators say 56-year-old Ronald Adrian Byrd asked a 14-year-old girl to send him naked photos of herself while he monitored her activity during an in-school suspension at Chester Community Charter School.

Chester Township police tell the Delaware County Daily Times another student overheard Byrd’s alleged statements. The alleged victims brought her complaint to other staff members, who called police.

The Daily Times report says Byrd was suspended from his job on the school’s behavioral staff.

Byrd is jailed in lieu of bail on charges including sexual exploitation of children. It was not clear if he had an attorney.

Information from: Delaware County Daily Times, http://www.delcotimes.com

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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