Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Social Worker Probed In Alleged Teen Rapes.

Byline: Daniel J. Chacon Journal Staff Writer

State Police are investigating allegations that a female social worker at the New Mexico Boys' School in Springer raped two teen inmates, a spokeswoman for the state Children, Youth and Families Department said Friday.

The unidentified social worker, who has worked at the school for incarcerated youths at least a year, was immediately placed on administrative leave, spokeswoman Romaine Serna said.

"The preliminary information we have at this point is that this (suspected) inappropriate relationship has existed for two to three months and culminated with the most recent alleged incident on Wednesday," Serna said. …

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