A dance instructor was ordered held without bail today at his arraignment on charges he raped a boy under 14 several times at lessons at the instructor's downtown home, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Wilson Anthony, 19, was arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on two counts of aggravated rape of a child and two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child, the DA's office says.
[Assistant District Attorney Brenna] Flynn told the court that the victim, who is a boy under the age of 14, and his family walked in to the Boston Police Department A-1 station on Sunday to report that the child had been indecently assaulted by Anthony at Anthony’s Canal Street apartment. The alleged assaults occurred on various dates between June and September, when the victim was taking private dance lessons. The victim disclosed details of the abuse during a forensic interview at the Family Justice Center of Boston on Monday.