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Ex-Atlanta middle school paraprofessional arrested on child molestation charge

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. 

RELATED: Warrant issued for Atlanta middle school paraprofessional

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. 

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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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