WAYNE, Pa. (CBS) — The Tredyffrin/Easttown School District has suspended the employment of a custodian who’s now facing charges. Twenty-three-year-old Rushon Drayton, a custodian at Valley Forge Middle School, is charged with sexually abusing two students, ages 14 and 15.
Drayton has worked as a custodial employee since 2017.Philadelphia's Gun Violence Epidemic Continues To Have Devastating Impact On City's Youth
The school district says it’s cooperating with the police investigation.READ MORE: Here Is Where The Pennsylvania Primary Race For The Senate Seat Stands
“Like all District employees and contracted staff, Mr. Drayton underwent the mandatory background checks prior to employment and received required child abuse prevention training,” the school district said in a statement. “As this remains an open police investigation, we are unable to provide further details and will share updates as appropriate in accord with law enforcement.”MORE NEWS: Recent Coastal Storm Uncovers Historic 'Ghost Tracks' On Higbee Beach In Cape May, And It's Not 1st Time
Anyone with any information that may be relevant to the investigation is being asked to contact either Tredyffrin Township or Eastown Township police.