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More accusations of sexual assault at Pocono Mountain West

Published On: Jun 17 2013 07:56:06 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 18 2013 09:41:20 AM EDT

Another assault at Pocono Mt. West


A Monroe County high school embroiled in allegations of sexual assaults inside its halls has another case on its hands.

On Monday, police filed charges against Alonso McGill, 19, a student at Pocono Mountain West High School in Tobyhanna Twp.., Monroe Co.

Police say McGill, of Polk Twp., was attempting to sexually assault a female student inside a school bathroom on June 10 when a school monitor interrupted and got the female student to safety.


McGill was charged with criminal attempt to commit involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, indecent exposure, false imprisonment, open lewdness, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

Bail was set at $50,000.

This new allegation comes on the heels of another Pocono Mountain West student being arrested for allegedly trying to sexually assault four female classmates.