By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have arrested a man accused of sex crimes against children at a Bronx day care facility dating as far back as 2018.

Persido Boyer, 67, was taken into custody on Oct. 20.

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According to police, Boyer sexually assaulted at least two children under 11 years old inside Growing Up Day Care on Monroe Avenue.

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The alleged crimes happened between January 2018 and April 2021.

Boyer is charged with six counts of a criminal sex act, three counts of sex abuse, forcible touching and acting in a manner injurious to a child, police said.

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Anyone with information related to Boyer’s arrest is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at

CBSNewYork Team