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Indiana Juvenile Center Reports High Rates Of Sex Abuse

Last updated on Friday, January 8, 2010

(UNDATED) - A new report shows U.S. juvenile detention facilities experience high rates of sex abuse, including one in Indiana.

The U.S. Department of Justice information detailed youth-reported sexual abuse in juvenile facilities and found that among 195 facilities, Pendleton has the second-highest rate of reported sexual abuse.

Four of the facility's employees are currently on suspension over allegations of sexual abuse.

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