73-Year-Old Special Ed Teacher Arrested for a Second Time on Child Molestation Charges

73-Year-Old Special Ed Teacher Arrested for a Second Time on Child Molestation Charges


A Washington special education substitute teacher has been arrested for the second time after another alleged victim accused him of sexual assault.

Robert Scroggs, a 73-year-old who worked as a substitute teacher for the Bellevue School District, was first arrested on June 7 after a mother said he had molested her eight-year-old, KOMO News reported. 

While working at Newport Heights Elementary School from January to April 2024, the Bellevue Police Department said that Scroggs “would often take the victim out of class to address the child’s social, emotional, and behavioral issues. It was there where Scroggs would allegedly molest the minor.”

A second alleged victim, a nine-year-old girl at the same school, recently came forward to say that she had also been inappropriately

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