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Lawsuit Filed Against Hart District Over Inappropriate Touching

Parents of teenage girl accuse former Hart District coach of being inappropriate

A civil law suit has been filed against the Hart District over an incident involving a former coach at Rio Norte Jr. High.

 

 The coach, Scott Bell is accused of being inappropriate to a Jr. High school girl, with whom he reportedly carried on contact outside of school.

 

The LA County Superior court confirmed the law suit had been filed and that the next hearing is scheduled for February.

 

Rio Norte School officials as well as Hart School District officials would not comment on the suit at this time.

 

KHTS has been told that Bell is no longer with Rio Norte Jr. High. While the behavior is being labeled inappropriate, no criminal offenses are said to have been committed.

 

KHTS will follow up on this with more details in the very near future.