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Nine More Victims Identified In Substitute Teacher Sexual Abuse Allegations


DeKalb police say they identified nine more victims of sexual abuse by former substitute teacher Andrew Arison.

The victims were students in the early childhood program in the DeKalb School District and all were younger than age 13. The attacks happened between 2013 and through this month.

This brings the total number of allegedly abused children to 12. 

Arison faces a total of 19 charges. The new charges are in addition to existing ones of aggravated sexual abuse, predatory sexual assault of a child and possession of child pornography.

Arison's bond was raised to about $7 million for all charges against him and remains incarcerated at the DeKalb County Jail. He would have to post a $675,000 bail to be released.

The investigation continues.