Worker in after-school program facing child molestation charges  - Tucson News Now

Worker in after-school program facing child molestation charges

Shavonne Pilkington (Source: Tucson Police Department) Shavonne Pilkington (Source: Tucson Police Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A worker in an after-school program at Booth-Fickett Magnet School has been let go by Tucson Unified School District officials after allegations of child molestation.

19-year-old Shavonne Pilkington has been arrested and is facing one count of child molestation, according to the Tucson Police Department.

TUSD released the following statement: 

Student safety is of utmost importance at Tucson Unified School District. When we learned of the charges, we acted swiftly to remove the employee and notify Booth-Fickett parents of the arrest. As we noted in the letter to parents, we are cooperating fully with Tucson Police as they investigate this matter.  

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