Massachusetts baseball coach charged with child rape in 2008 sexual assault

Massachusetts baseball coach charged with child rape in 2008 sexual assault

A Massachusetts man who works as a baseball coach is facing a child rape charge in connection with a sexual assault that took place at a Woburn training facility 14 years ago. The Middlesex District Attorney’s Office announced on Tuesday that Keith Forbes, 45, of Wakefield, was arraigned in Middlesex Superior Court on Friday on one count of child rape in connection with the assault of a woman. 15-year-old girl while working at Extra Innings in 2008. Authorities say the victim attended the Extra Innings baseball and softball training facility where Forbes worked as a coach and instructor. Prosecutors said Forbes often spoke to the high school sophomore and engaged in inappropriate conversations with her. On one occasion, Forbes allegedly told the girl her computer was broken and asked her to come to his office. Forbes was later accused of sexually assaulting her once she was in his office and refused to stop when asked. He also allegedly asked the girl not to tell anyone. On a second occasion, Forbes was accused of kissing the victim and engaging in inappropriate behavior with her at Extra Innings. Authorities said after the second incident, the girl left the facility and never came back.” She is someone who is in a position of trust, especially somewhere you take your kids or send your kids having fun or participating in a sport that they enjoy,” District Attorney Marian Ryan said. Forbes currently works at Team Boston Academy in North Reading, according to coaches and players who attend the training academy. for young baseball and softball players. But he has yet to hear back from them. Atwater also stopped by Forbes to try and talk to him. Someone who was home said the The charges against Forbes were not true. Forbes was released on personal knowledge after Friday’s arraignment. His next court appearance is scheduled for June 15.

A Massachusetts man who works as a baseball coach is facing a child rape charge in connection with a sexual assault that took place at a Woburn training facility 14 years ago.

The Middlesex District Attorney’s Office announced on Tuesday that Keith Forbes, 45, of Wakefield, was arraigned in Middlesex Superior Court on Friday on one count of child rape in connection with the assault of a young girl. 15-year-old daughter while working at Extra Sleeves in 2008.

Authorities say the victim attended the Extra Innings baseball and softball training facility where Forbes worked as a coach and instructor.

Prosecutors said Forbes often spoke to the high school sophomore and engaged in inappropriate conversations with her.

On one occasion, Forbes reportedly told the girl her computer was down and asked her to come into his office. Forbes was later accused of sexually assaulting her once she was in his office and refused to stop when asked. He also allegedly asked the girl not to tell anyone.

On a second occasion, Forbes was accused of kissing the victim and engaging in inappropriate behavior with her at Extra Innings. Authorities said after the second incident, the girl left the facility and never returned.

“He is someone who is in a position of trust, especially in a place where you take or send your children to have fun or participate in a sport that they love,” District Attorney Marian Ryan said.

Forbes currently works at Team Boston Academy in North Reading, according to coaches and players who attend the training academy for young baseball and softball players.

NewsCenter 5’s John Atwater has reached out to Team Boston Academy executives, but has yet to hear back from them.

Atwater also stopped by Forbes to try to talk to him. Someone who was at home said the charges against Forbes were not true.

Forbes was released on personal knowledge following Friday’s arraignment. His next court appearance is scheduled for June 15.

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