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Gaithersburg Man Arrested for Sexual Abuse of Children

For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 25, 2013

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Family Crimes Division - Child Abuse/Sexual Assault Section have arrested a Gaithersburg man for the sexual abuse of two children that occurred at a day care located in Montgomery Village.

On March 13, detectives from the Family Crimes Division received information that a 3-year-old female and a 7-year-old female had been sexually abused during time spent at their day car provider.  The children had provided the information to their mother who then contacted police.

Investigation revealed that the children attended the Playing and Learning Family Child Care located in the basement of a residence in the 18000 block of Royal Bonnett Circle in Montgomery Village.  While at the day care, both were sexually abused by the husband of their day care provider, identified as David Fernando Javier Zarayasi, age 66, of the same address.

On March 14, Zarayasi was arrested and charged with two counts of sexual abuse of a minor, two counts of committing a second degree sex offense, and two counts of committing a third degree sex offense.  Zarayasi is currently being held on a $500,000 bond.

The investigation is continuing into whether other children who attended the day care were sexually abused by Zarayasi.  Detectives are asking that anyone who has knowledge of  inappropriate contact between Zarayasi and a child contact the Family Crimes Division at 240-773-5400.  Also, any parent that has a child that attended or is attending the Playing and Learning Family Child Care should take this opportunity to speak to the child about any inappropriate behavior that may have occurred.  Anyone who believes that their child may have been a victim of Zarayasi is also asked to contact the Family Crimes Division.


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Release ID: 13-130
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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