Taleek Brooks, a New York teacher's aide from Brooklyn's PS 243 elementary school who was charged last month with possession and distribution of child pornography, has been arrested again by the FBI, this time for an even more disturbing claim.
After Brooks confessed to gathering over 1,000 pornographic images of children on his computer, FBI officials searched his home. There, they reportedly discovered evidence of a second offense: videos that showed the teacher's aide sexually abusing children inside the school.
Police reportedly found two self-produced child porn videos, one of Brooks touching a child's genitals, and the other of him spanking a naked child.
Investigators believe both incidents occurred in a classroom.
Brooks had been out on bail following his prior arrest, but a federal judge revoked his bail after the FBI uncovered evidence of further crimes.
The New York Daily News reports that Brooks told an undercover FBI agent he was "interested in black boys 10 years old and older."
Brooks also worked at an after school program at the school through the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club, according to the Daily News.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott told NBC New York that he immediately met with school staff after learning about the charges.
"As chancellor, and as a father, I am horrified and disgusted at the charges we learned of today from the FBI," Walcott said in a statement, according to the station. "Our paramount concern is for the safety of our students, and we are cooperating fully with the federal authorities as they continue their investigation."
The FBI is asking anyone with information on possible additional victims to call (212) 384-2700.
Read the full complaint against Taleek Brooks below: