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Youth facility director investigated for lewdness with children

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Las Vegas Metro police said a youth facility director was taken into custody Thursday in connection with a lewdness investigation involving juveniles.

Metro detectives on Thursday investigated a report of lewd conduct between an adult male and a teen at the Boys and Girls Club, located at 10900 Southern Highlands Parkway.

During their investigation, detectives identified two more potential victims.

The suspect in the case was identified as the facility director, 44-year-old Willis Brown, who is known as “Coach Willis.”

Brown was arrested and taken to Clark County Detention Center, where he faces three counts of lewdness with a child under 16 years of age.

Anyone with additional information about the case or who knows of additional victims was urged to call Metro’s Sexual Assault Detail at 702-828-3421.

Those wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or leave information online at

FOX5 received the following statement Friday afternoon from Andy Bischel, CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada:

“For 56 years, the safety and protection of the children we serve in Southern Nevada has been our organization's top priority. We are committed to the highest standards of ethical behavior and integrity, and do not tolerate inappropriate or illegal activity on the part of any Club staff, volunteer, or youth member. All employees and volunteers must undergo a thorough criminal background check and all supervisory policies are designed to ensure the maximum safety and protection of Club members and staff.  Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada is fully cooperating with the authorities on this matter. Until the investigation is complete, Willis Brown has been suspended and banned from all Boys & Girls Club premises.”

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