According to the District Attorney’s Office, on May 22, a student reported that Reyes had sexually abused her. Investigators allege Reyes sexually abused at least six female students during recess inside a classroom. The victims were all reportedly enrolled in his class.
Police announced they are seeking additional victims.
Gascón said in a statement, "Our educators are entrusted with creating a safe and nurturing environment where students can learn and grow without the fear of abuse or exploitation. It is our collective responsibility to ensure that schools are places where all students can thrive, free from the threat of sexual violence."