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North Side day care worker now accused in 13 assaults

Allegheny County police filed more charges on Monday against a day care worker now accused of assaulting boys in 13 cases.

Police charged Matthew Keith Byars, 26, of the North Side in an additional case with sexual abuse, solicitation, indecent exposure, unlawful contact with minor and other crimes.

Pittsburgh, county and Scott police have been investigating a series of child sexual assault cases involving Byars, who worked at the Tender Care Learning Center in Scott.

Police found sexually explicit photos and videos after seizing Byars’ computer and digital camera.

Police have identified 12 victims who have said Byars sexually abused them since city police first arrested him last month on charges of molesting a 9-year-old boy during a sleepover.

Allegheny County police charged him with abusing the same boy and others at Tender Care Learning Center.

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