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Albany Police: Bus monitor from Schenectady sexually assaulted child on bus

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ALBANY – A bus monitor from Schenectady repeatedly sexually assaulted a 7-year-old child while riding on a school bus in Albany, police said Monday.

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Ynnad White, 31, of Schenectady, was charged with six counts of predatory sexual assault against a child. Predatory sexual assault against a child is a top-level felony that carries a possible sentence of 25 years to life in state prison.

White is accused of sexually assaulting the child on several occasions between March 1 and June 17, while he worked as a bus monitor for First Student, police said. 

White was charged after an investigation by detectives from the Albany Police Department’s Children and Family Services Unit.

White was arraigned and ordered held.

Anyone whose child may have been victimized by White is asked to contact the Albany Police Department’s Children and Family Services Unit at 518-447-8780.

The Albany case is the second case in just over a month of a school bus worker accused of sexually abusing a child on a bus. In the earlier case, Thomas Yager, 68, of Fort Plain, was arrested last month, accused of sexually abusing a child on the Fort Plain bus he worked on as an aide.

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