Former West Philly school dean convicted of underage sex assault

November 7, 2018

Omar Harrison was convicted Monday of sex assault of an underage girl.

By Staff

A former school administrator was convicted of statutory sexual assault involving a 14-year-old girl while he worked at a Mastery charter school in West Philadelphia, Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland said Wednesday.

Omar Harrison, 43, of Elkins Park, was the dean of students at Mastery Charter School at Harrity, a K-8 charter at 5601 Christian St., in June 2017 when he took the girl to the Econo Lodge in Tinicum Township and committed the assault. The victim had been an eighth-grade student during the previous school year.

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