Tampa school security officer accused of molesting 6-year-old

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Prosecutors say what happened in a classroom at Brooker T. Washington Elementary School earlier this month was egregious and criminal.

They say school security officer Malcolm Tillman molested a 6-year-old student in a classroom.

Tillman made his first appearance in court and prosecutor Tony Falcone did not hold back on their wish list of restrictions.

"No contact with the victim, no contact with any minors, no contact with any computers," said Falcone.

Court records show on January 10, the victim told investigators she was taken to a "game room" at the school.

The 6-year-old then said Tillman had her sit in a chair and told to cover her eyes and nose with a black fleece jacket.

Records show Tillman then molested the child.

Investigators say DNA was later found on that jacket.

Parent Sonia Byrd was appalled by the allegations.

"That breaks my heart that the kids aren’t safe in school that’s horrible," said Byrd.

Hillsborough School District Officials say Tillman recently started working at Booker T. Washington Elementary on October 31 and has no previous complaints or incidents.

As soon as they heard of the allegations against Tillerman, school officials say he was removed from the school and has been terminated.

Back in court, prosecutors asked for a bond of half a million dollars but the judge decided to give him a $250,000 bond.

Tillman is not allowed to have contact with the victim or any child under 18.