Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Additional Charges in Abuse at Day Care

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Additional Charges in Abuse at Day Care

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An 18-year-old man accused of sexually abusing children at a North Side day care and raping a 17-year-old girl now is charged with abusing two more children, according to court records.

One victim was a 2-year-old girl and the other a 10-year-old girl who was abused when she was 8 and 9, according the criminal complaints.

David Tyus of Perry South is accused of raping, fondling and abusing the girls while they were attending Friendships Play House day care, which his mother ran from her house on Maple Street.

The initial victim came forward in May, and that girl told authorities she had witnessed at least two other children -the 2-year-old and the 10-year-old -being abused by Mr. Tyus, according to the complaints. Her age was not listed in court records.

The 2-year-old girl's mother told officers that her toddler had recently begun to "act grown" and would kiss her mother's neck, chest and ears while asking, "Is this OK? …

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