Child Psychologist Pleads Guilty To Sex Abuse

BEL AIR, Md. (AP) — The Harford County State’s Attorney’s office says a child psychologist has pleaded guilty to charges of abusing three young patients.

David Schrumpf entered the pleas Monday, admitting guilt to one count of child sex abuse and two counts of second- degree assault. He will be required to surrender his child psychology license and register as a sex offender at sentencing in October.

Prosecutors say one of Schrumpf’s patients, a 7-year-old girl, told her mother that Schrumpf had touched her inappropriately during one of their sessions. Other victims came forward, resulting in additional charges.
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