Elite private school allowed sex abuse for decades, grand jury finds

Elite private school allowed sex abuse for decades, grand jury finds

By Tony Rhodin,  lehighvalleylive.com, February 1, 2017

Students were sexually abused over more than 50 years at a small private school in Bucks County, and although administrators knew of the crimes, they weren't reported to authorities, a county grand jury report says.

Bucks County District Attorney Matthew Weintraub says charges won't be brought but changes must be made after a county grand jury's report details sexual abuse at Solebury School. (Kurt Bresswein | For lehighvalleylive.com) 

Most of the acts are past the statute of limitations so charges can't be brought, and the one case that could be prosecuted won't be at the request of the victim, the Bucks County District Attorney's Office said in a news release Wednesday.

 

Solebury School, a seventh- through 12th-grade day and boarding school just north of New Hope, has made changes since the current administration became aware in recent years of the abuse, but the grand jury suggested   . . . 

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