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Police: Deaf Student Assaulted By Classmate

March 26, 2007

 Fellow Student Arrested On Charges Of Assault

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — A student of the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford was arrested on charges of sexual assault.

 Police responded to the school with an arrest warrant for 19-year-old student Westley Ross, of Pittsfield, Mass., after receiving a report of sexual assault. Officers said the victim is a 16-year-old student at the school.

A school representative told Eyewitness News that the school is working closely with the West Hartford Police Department and that is had no comment on the situation. Ross was charged with two counts of sexual assault and one count of risk of injury to a minor. Channel 3 Eyewitness News reporter Erika Arias reported that Ross is no longer a student at the school.


  1. Anonymous
    January 9, 2010 at 4:07 am

    westley ross is a good guy that made one mistake and when the girl wanted more and he said no she screamed rape

    tina jones

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