TULSA - The Tulsa County District Attorney on Thursday charged a 16-year-old teacher's aid as a youthful offender with two counts of lewd molestation.
2 Works for You will not name the teen because he was charged as a youthful offender and not an adult.
The suspect is charged with two counts of lewd molestation. Police said he was working as an aid in a Glenpool elementary school classroom when he inappropriately touched two girls.
According to the police report, the teenager admitted to touching the girls. He reportedly told investigators he couldn't control himself.
Juveniles charged as youthful offenders can receive therapy and rehabilitation that would not be provided if the suspect were tried as an adult.
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