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Babysitter accused of sexually assaulting young boy

Published On: Feb 20 2013 07:00:00 PM EST
Updated On: Feb 21 2013 05:57:19 PM EST

A Reading woman is under arrest for allegedly sexually abusing a 9-year-old boy.

READING, Pa. -

A Reading woman is under arrest for allegedly sexually abusing a 9-year-old boy.

Jalissa Baez sexually abused the boy on several occasions while babysitting between March and June 2012 at a home in the 200 block of Pear Street, authorities said.

The Berks County district attorney's office began investigating Baez, 19, last August after receiving a report from Reading police of possible abuse.

Baez was taken into custody Thursday.