Jeffery Parks/ Chicago Police

Tutor Fondled Students: Chicago Police

May 26, 2019 - 12:47 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A Chicago man is accused of abusing children during tutoring sessions.

Jeffery Parks was taken into custody Friday night at his Hyde Park home. Police say the 51-year-old began tutoring children in early 2017 and touched them inappropriately on several occasions.

He is now charged with one felony count of aggravated criminal abuse of victims under the age of 13 and one felony count of predatory criminal assault of a victim under 13.

Parks appeared in court Sunday and is being held on $100,000 bond, the Chicago Sun-Times Media Wire reported.