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School caretaker 'abused girl in toilet'

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School caretaker 'abused girl in toilet'
The janitor allegedly abused the girl in the school toilets. Janitor photo: Shutterstock.
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The caretaker of a school in Messina, Sicily's third-largest city, was arrested over the weekend for allegedly abusing a six-year-old girl.

The 50-year-old was put under house arrest on Saturday for allegedly abusing the girl in the school toilets, Rai News reported.

The six-year-old told her parents in October that she had been assaulted by the caretaker, prompting a police investigation.

The news comes two weeks after parents in northern Italy accused a priest of sexually abusing their daughters. The priest in Agordino allegedly abused ten girls who went to his church, where he had worked for seven years.

READ MORE: Italian priest accused of sexually abusing ten girls

In December, Italian police cracked a paedophile network operating across 16 regions, following a tip-off from authorities in Germany. Investigators confiscated 11,500 images and 3,500 videos, all involving children under the age of ten.

READ MORE: Police bust paedophile network across Italy

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