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Elmwood Park Special Education Teacher Charged With Abusing Children

Ashley L. Frabizzio
Ashley L. Frabizzio Photo Credit: MUGSHOT: Courtesy BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. -- A special education teacher in Elmwood Park was arrested on low-degree child abuse charges involving a male and female youngster, Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli confirmed Monday afternoon.

Ashley L. Frabizzio, 30, of Butler, was taken into custody on Saturday after a school administrator of the Sixteenth Avenue Elementary School called police, who immediately notified Molinelli's Special Victims Unit and the New Jersey Division of Child Protection & Permanency Institutional Abuse Unit.

Frabizzio later posted $2,500 bail and was released pending arraignment Tuesday in Elmwood Park Municipal Court on two counts each of fourth-degree child abuse and two of disorderly persons simple assault.

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