Broward County

Broward swim teacher charged with sexually abusing 2 students

Francisco Xavier De Aragon
Francisco Xavier De Aragon Broward Sheriff’s Office

A Broward swimming instructor has been arrested and charged with assaulting two young students during lessons.

According to the Broward Sherifff’s Office, Francisco Xavier De Aragon assaulted a student on Tuesday at the Deerfield Beach Aquatic Center, 501 SE Sixth Ave. A half-hour later, he assaulted a second student in another morning class, BSO said.

The 26-year-old De Aragon, who lives in Deerfield Beach, was arrested Wednesday on two counts of sexual assault of a child under 12 and one count of lewd and lascivious molestation.