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UPDATE: 6 students accuse teacher of inappropriate touching

Posted at 9:45 AM, Jan 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-10 12:18:14-05

UPDATE JAN. 10: The arrest report for Luis Busso shows that incidents of inappropriate contact with students against Busso date back to Jan. 25, 2017.

The victim in that first incident reported that Busso told her "good job" on her work while running his hand down her back and along her neck a total of 10 times.

A total of six female students would come forward and describe incidents of inappropriate contact with Busso during the 2017 school year. One student said Busso told her to sit on his lap, which she did, when she asked for help with her school work. Others say he would repeatedly put his hand inside of their shirts and rub their backs during class.

Another student, who was 8 years old at the time, said Busso squeezed her butt in the middle of class after she walked to his desk to ask for help.

When questioned, Busso said that he did touch students but not in the way described in the accusations. He did admit to giving them pats on the back or friendly high fives. He went on to deny all allegations but refused to take a polygraph test due to his lawyer's advice.

Busso was dismissed by the school on March 25, 2017, and was arrested and booked into Clark County Detention Center on Jan. 4.

ORIGINAL STORY: 38-year-old Luis Busso, a former 3rd-grade teacher at Ira J. Earl Elementary School, has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of lewdness with a child under 14-years-old.

The details surrounding the incident are limited at the moment but CCSD was able to confirm that Busso was hired on Aug. 13, 2008. His employment was terminated on May 25, 2017.

We will update the story as more information becomes available.