September 21, 2011

Bus driver charged with sex assault on Kittery child

The Associated Press

KITTERY — A former Maine school bus driver is facing charges he sexually assaulted a disabled 6-year-old boy he was driving to camp for special needs children.

The Portsmouth, N.H.,-based Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force identified the boy from among videos stored in a computer belonging to 45-year-old John Allen Wright of Milton, N.H.

The assaults are alleged to have taken place in July.

Wright was arrested earlier this month on six counts of possession of child pornography stemming from an investigation by the task force. He's being held at a New Hampshire jail.

Kittery police Detective Steve Hamel tells the Portsmouth Herald that there may be a second victim from Kittery. Police are trying to enhance a video to identify the child.

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