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Private Tutor of Bethesda, Potomac Students Charged with Sex Abuse of Teen

Investigators say Daniel Mandel Sirotkin, of Germantown, has been coaching and tutoring students for years.

Daniel Mandel Sirotkin. Photo courtesy of the Montgomery County Police Department.
Daniel Mandel Sirotkin. Photo courtesy of the Montgomery County Police Department.

A tutor and coach of Bethesda and Potomac students has been charged in the sexual abuse of a teenage girl he was instructing, police reported in a statement on Tuesday.

Montgomery County Public Schools notified police in November 2013 that Daniel Mandel Sirotkin—who had been hired by parents as a private tutor and private athletic coach—was engaging in inappropriate contact with students, police said.

Police charged Sirotkin, 30, of Germantown, with two counts of sex abuse of a minor and three counts of third-degree sex abuse, police said.

Investigators say Sirotkin has been tutoring and coaching high school students for several years, police reported.

Police ask any parent or child who feels Sirotkin engaged in inappropriate behavior to call the Montgomery County Police Department's Family Crimes Division at 240-773-5400.

W December 11, 2013 at 12:52 AM
Dan Sirotkin is a man who has given his life for the service of his community and teams. He has been a positive influence on hundreds of young adult lives. He has shown nothing but the highest integrity throughout his life. Do not judge a man based on a news article. As you read this article, understand that he has been found guilty of nothing and it is up to the legal system to find the facts.

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