LOWELL (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) – A Lowell school bus driver is facing child rape charges after admitting to police he had sex with an eighth-grade student.
Police say 22-year-old Gian Carlos Mirabal, of Lawrence, used his position of power to force the girl into having sex.
Prosecutors said Mirabal would ask the girl to stay on the bus after all the other students had been dropped off and then allegedly drove her to another location where he assaulted her.
By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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