Deaf student a victim of sexual bullying at South San, police say
by Marvin Hurst / KENS 5
March 7, 2012
SAN ANTONIO — Two police agencies are investigating two South San
Antonio High School students on allegations of bullying and sexual
assault on a 15-year-old deaf girl.
One of the students, 18-year-old Javier Maya, was arrested and charged
with public lewdness on Tuesday.
According to an arrest warrant, Maya in October 2011 had persuaded
another deaf student into groping the victim to the point of pain. The
suspects then allegedly threatened the girl not to tell anyone what
Several weeks after the attack, the teenage victim reported the assault
to her interpreter.
The suspects allegedly harassed, humiliated and pursued the victim over
a period of time because she isn’t sexually active.
According to the arrest document, San Antonio police are reportedly
investigating the teens for sexual assault of other students.
Maya is out of jail on a $1,600 bond. The 16-year-old suspect is still
in custody. A hearing is scheduled for March 20.
South San ISD police have also notified CPS.
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