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Tennessee female janitor allegedly raped teen after he spurned her advances

April 29, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Tennessee female janitor allegedly raped teen after he spurned her advances

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A 16-year-old male was raped by a female janitor when he declined her sexual proposals, and his family has since filed a $4.5 million suit against the school in Tennessee for permitting the indecent assault to happen.

Jessica Galyon’s creepy advances started last August when she requested that the boy give her his number and add her as a Facebook friend on Facebook, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel.

The 29-year-old married custodian, who was working at Midway High School in Kingston, then began sending the boy “flirtatious and sexual messages” – even though he made it obvious that they were “unsolicited, unwanted and unwelcome,” the lawsuit stated.

Nonetheless, Galyon attempted to lure the boy to a hotel room on September 16th so they could have sex, but he declined her offer, informing the woman that he didn’t want “any further contact” with her.

The teen ultimately faced Galyon about her persistent advances – and that’s when she brought him into a room at Midway and reportedly raped him while school was in session.

The female janitor made him swear that he wouldn’t tell anyone, adding that she could lose her job, husband, and kids.

“This was the first sexual encounter of any kind that [he] had in his life,” the suit added.

The lawsuit indicates that Galyon’s continuous advances toward the teen were apparent throughout the school and that students and teachers bullied the boy by calling her his “girlfriend.”

One employee even confessed to the boy that he was “jealous” of him “because he wanted to have sex with Galyon.

Jessica Galyon pictured with her husband

The bullying caused the teen to drop out of the school, enroll in homeschooling, and go to counseling sessions on a weekly basis.

It’s not clear when the rape occurred, but one month later, a school employee informed the administration about it, leading to Galyon’s arrest on February 23rd.

She has been charged with sexual battery by an authority figure, aggravated statutory rape, and statutory rape by an authority figure.

Leah Watkins, the Roane County Director of Schools, clarified to WBTW News that Galyon was only a contractor for the school district, not an employee and that she has been prohibited from entering school property.

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