Police charge Spring Valley man in day care sexual abuse case
A man who lives above a Spring Valley day care center was indicted on charges that he sexually abused a child at the facility.
Tony Gaspard, 28, is accused of fondling an 8-year-old girl multiple times over several months. Police say Gaspard lived above the Tom and Jerry Day Care Center on Sherman Drive and is related to the owner. Ramapo detectives say the alleged abuse happened inside the day care center and they say Gaspard had some contact with other children at the facility.
Police are advising parents who take their children to the day care center to talk to their kids. They say if anyone has any concerns they should contact Ramapo detectives immediately. Gaspard is being held at the Rockland County Correctional Center. In addition to sexual abuse, he's charged with sexual conduct against a child and endangering the welfare of a child.