Ex-Atlanta middle school paraprofessional arrested on child molestation charge

Sanchez Waller

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Sanchez Waller

A former Atlanta Public Schools middle school employee was arrested Monday on charges of child molestation and enticing a child for indecent purposes, according to Fulton County jail records.

Details about the accusations against ex-Bunche Middle School paraprofessional Sanchez Waller and his arrest have not been released, but jail records indicate the alleged molestation occurred Jan. 12.

Waller was granted a $5,000 bond for each of his charges during a hearing Monday, according to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.

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A warrant was issued Wednesday for Waller, who was put on administrative leave early last week. District officials confirmed in a statement Tuesday that Waller no longer works with the school system.

Waller turned himself in to APS police and was taken to the Fulton County jail, district spokesman Ian Smith said in the statement. Waller was fired Monday.

Waller also faces a charge of sexual assault by a teacher.

His next court date is May 29.

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