School Janitor Harley Joseph Fired For Allegedly Asking To Suck Student's Toes

A New York City janitor lost his job after he allegedly offered a high school student "as much money as she wanted" to let him suck her toes.

The janitor, Harley Joseph, was employed at LaGuardia Community College in Queens and fired in February after the unnamed student reported the incident, New York's Daily News reports, citing city investigators.

The purported victim, who attended a high school that shares its campus with the college, was first approached by Joseph (pictured above) last November, when he asked her for a lunch date, according to investigators.

The girl refused and wasn't bothered again until February, when Joseph cornered her on a campus patio and asked whether she had "nice feet." Investigators said that the janitor then offered the girl $100 to "allow him to suck [her] toes."

When the student declined, Joseph reportedly offered her "as much money as she wanted" and even offered to take the student to an ATM, where he could withdraw more cash.

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When the girl said "no" yet again, Joseph turned violent, grabbing the girl by the wrist and leading her to a place "where no one would see them," according to investigators, who said that the student then managed to get away and report the incident.

An investigation was begun by police but soon dropped after it was learned that Joseph had been transferred.

Still, the incident is prompting some to question the wisdom of the city's decision to privatize maintenance staff at some public colleges. As the News notes, Joseph is one of many janitors screened and hired by private companies, which aren't subject to the same background checks given to college staff.

Across the country, community colleges are finding their government funding being cut and are trying to drive down costs through privatization.

Joseph was employed by Perfect Building Maintenance, which has a five-year contract to provide maintenance at the LaGuardia campus, was hired in 2008.

A unidentified spokeswoman for LaGuardia told the News that Perfect Building Maintenance does conduct background checks, but the company wouldn't confirm whether Joseph got one.

The newspaper notes that Joseph was arrested last year on unrelated misdemeanor charges, which were later dropped.

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it's college-live a little! geesh

August 12 2012 at 11:13 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

In Nashville, we had the foot stomper, a man who would stomp womens feet HARD, then take there purses. He like stomping so much he quit taking there purses, and just got into stomping. He was released several times on work detials and would go to malls and stomp feet, then go back to jail. I herd Arkansas has as foot sucker that grabed womens feet while they were walking and would forceablly suck there toes and then run.....LOL

August 12 2012 at 10:49 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to Tony's comment

Dude, would you PLEASE learn to spell, punctuate, and just construct a BASIC ******* SENTENCE?!??!!?!?!?!? HOLY ****, I'm embarrassed FOR you, son. Yeesh.

November 30 2012 at 3:40 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply


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August 12 2012 at 10:42 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Come on dude lol he's in the wrong but that picture is doing to much

August 11 2012 at 5:25 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Lawvawn Israel

I don't believe in my comment nor will endorse it, but have this guy ever heard of prostitution. Why rape a young girl when you can use that same money and buy a woman. At least you are not forcing someone to do what they don't want to do. This is not a condonence for prostitution.

August 09 2012 at 8:40 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
2 replies to Lawvawn Israel's comment

who said ANYTHING ABOUT RAPE???????

August 12 2012 at 11:14 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to HAYLEY BUG's comment

oops my bad.....

August 12 2012 at 11:15 AM Report abuse rate up rate down

All this guy has to do is look up for a young chick. Lots of them there and cheap. Also, I know a guy who paid a teen girl just to leave hickeys on her neck. She charged him $100 for it and he gave her 4. What a vampire LOL.

August 12 2012 at 9:13 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

A number of years ago I worked for Kmart. It would make your hair stand to know what the over night cleaning crew did besides clean the store.

August 08 2012 at 3:12 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
John Walters

Why was he transferred before the cops could get him, did he live in the area? I guess there is no screening done with this maintenance company. The fact the police have not arrested this guy is just another reason all young women should learn a martial art. People if you have children get them to a martial arts school as soon as their out of diapers. Had this young woman being trained she could have made him pay right there with some cracked ribs. For all she knew the guy could have been trying to rape her.

August 08 2012 at 12:21 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

If he had been a government employee, he would have been given time off with pay, while his union rep worked out the details to save his job. We routinely hear of teachers who molest their children all over the country, and i don't recall any of them being "privatized". AOL is simply a progressive propaganda machine. They don't care a whit about this girl - they saw a chance to disparage "privatizing", so we have more phony 'outrage" from the lying left.

August 08 2012 at 11:24 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

this guy, should be working in a podiatrists office

August 08 2012 at 7:16 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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