D.C. police have arrested a 33-year-old Miner Elementary School teacher and charged him with misdemeanor sex abuse of a child.
The arrest of Leroy Damein Ware of Northeast Washington was announced by authorities late Thursday. Police said Ware was taken into custody pursuant to a D.C. Superior Court arrest warrant in the 600 block of 15th Street NE. The elementary school, in Capitol Hill, is at 601 15th Street NE.
Further details were not released and a spokeswoman for D.C. public schools declined to comment.
D.C. police ask that anyone with information regarding similar offenses involving Ware contact the department at (202) 737-9099. Information may also be submitted anonymously to the department’s text tip line by messaging 50411.