Student Report Leads to Arrest of Peeping Tom Janitor at School on Columbia Street

Posted on: July 22nd, 2015 at 5:17 am by
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The Nest+m School, located at 111 Columbia Street (at East Houston) was the scene of a peeping tom incident earlier this month.

An unidentified ten-year-old female student participating in the Beacon summer program onsite reported a peeping tom while in the girls bathroom. According to a letter distributed by the Department of Education, “she saw a male looking at her from a small vent inside the bathroom stall.” The young girl immediately reported the incident, and the NYPD was notified. The quick action netted a collar.

As it turns out, the perp is none other than a DOE-employed school custodian, who was subsequently arrested on charges of burglary and endangering the welfare of a child. However, the offender is reportedly out on $10,000 bail, per the 7th Precinct spokesperson.

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Welcome to NEST+m, New York’s premier K-12 public school for Gifted & Talented students. NEST+m offers an academically challenging program that attracts the brightest and most motivated students from all five boroughs. In 2009, our Lower School was awarded the Blackboard Award for Outstanding Elementary School in NYC, our Middle School is ranked as the city’s top Middle School based on standardized test scores, and our Upper School has named one of the New York City’s top ten high schools for the past few years, ranked #25 in New York State, and gold medal winner as one of country’s top 100 high schools in U.S. News & World Report.

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