Suit: Damages sought for juveniles groped at Chicago park pool

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A lawsuit seeks an unspecified amount of money from the Chicago Park District, city of Chicago and a man who battered and groped four juveniles at an Avondale neighborhood pool in 2010.

The three-count suit filed Friday in Cook County Circuit Court claims the Chicago Park District and city of Chicago acted negligently and with willful and wanton disregard for safety when they failed to keep a then 32-year-old Alejandro Diaz out of the Avondale Park Pool, 3516 W. School St, during a time when swimming was only open to children under 14.

Diaz was convicted of four counts of battery in 2010, court records show.

An unspecified amount of money is also sought from Diaz for battery, the suit said.

On June 26, 2010, an intoxicated Diaz injured the juveniles emotionally and physically while at the pool, the suit said. Those injures caused the family to pay “great sums of money” for medical and psychological care and treatment for the juveniles.

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