BOSTON (CBS) – Criminal charges have been filed against a Southbridge man in connection with alleged assaults at the Boys & Girls club in Dudley.

Police said charges have been filed in Dudley District Court against a 33-year-old man whose identity was not released.

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The man, who was fired from the Boys & Girls Club of Webster-Dudley for violating club policy, is accused of pulling girls by their hair or clothing and kissing others on their cheeks.

A 12-year-old girl told WBZ-TV that the man told her he was going to “smack the braces” off of her.

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Police charged him with six counts of assault and battery on a child and one count of disturbing the peace.

The alleged assaults took place in the area of the Boys & Girls Club cafeteria. All of the victims were minors.

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The former employee will be summonsed to a hearing before a magistrate, likely in October, and if sufficient cause is found he will be scheduled for arraignment.