ZELIENOPLE (KDKA) — The parent company of a now-closed Zelienople youth home is facing another lawsuit.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Mayor Peduto Reaffirms Belief Teachers Should Be Prioritized In Vaccine Process
It claims Glade Run allowed the boy to be sexually assaulted repeatedly by residents when he was 9-years-old.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccine In Pittsburgh: CVS Receiving More Doses Of The Vaccine
According to the lawsuit, the staff ignored the boy’s pleas for help and overnight employees watched television and slept.
Last week, the facility settled a similar lawsuit with another former resident.
That teenager, who was 13 when he was in the youth home, claimed he was assaulted and ridiculed by the staff. He also said his pleas for help were met with “anger and hostility” by the staff.MORE NEWS: Pop-Up Miniature Golf Course Planned For Oakland
Glade Run shut down in 2015 after several reports of abuse.