Police: School security guard arrested for sexually assaulting 13-year-old

- A school security guard has been accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl during the 2017-2018 school year. 

Mario McIlwain, 26, has been charged with nine counts of sex act by custodian, seven counts of statutory rape, two counts of statutory sex offense, and nine counts of indecent liberties with a child. 

According to CMPD, on June 21, 2018, the mother of a 13-year-old girl told police about an incident that occurred between her daughter and McIlwain, who was working as a Security Guard and Behavioral Management Technician at Alexander Graham Middle School at the time.

The mother told police that McIlwain sexually assaulted her daughter on multiple occasions from February 2018 until May 2018 at the middle school.

Following an investigation, detectives obtained 27 warrants for McIlwain’s arrest.

On July 11, 2018, McIlwain was taken into custody and interviewed. At the end of the interview, he was charged and transferred to the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.

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