School Janitor Arrested on Rape Charge

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2011  |  Updated 2:48 PM EDT
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Ambiorix Rodriguez was arrested Monday, police said.

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A school janitor has been arrested on charges of rape and sex abuse, police said.

Ambiorix Rodriguez was arrested Monday, police said.  He worked as a custodian at the Public School of Marketing and Legal Studies, which teaches grades 6-8, in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.

According to the New York Post, Rodriguez was arrested in connection with the rape of a 13-year-old girl in the school's basement.

He has been fired from his job and will be banned from working at any DOE buildings, the Post reports. 

It is unclear if Rodriguez has a lawyer or when he will be arraigned.
 
He faces charges of rape, sex abuse and committing a criminal sexual act.

 

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