Midwood father accused of sex abuse

MIDWOOD - A Midwood father of four was arrested Sunday night and accused of sexually abusing two teenage boys.

Two boys, ages 13 and 14, told police Yona Weinberg touched them inappropriately. Police say the abuse took place over several months at a Flatbush synagogue where Weinberg tutored the boys.

Weinberg is facing charges of sex abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. Many of Weinberg?s neighbors say they don?t believe their friend is guilty.

The names of the alleged victims were not released.

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