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Man charged with abuse at Arlington club

He is accused of rape of children decades ago

Allegations of sexual abuse at the Arlington Boys & Girls Club from the 1970s to ’90s continue to escalate as police said they have identified five more victims and arrested a former club employee in New York.

Paul A. Collins, 62, of Centereach, N.Y., was arrested Friday on charges of rape of a child with force, indecent assault and battery of a child under the age of 14, and indecent assault and battery and lewd, open, and gross conduct, according to the Middlesex district attorney’s office.

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