Parent concerned after YMCA employee accused of rape

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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Bethany Machutta's daughter is almost four and her son is two.

She and her husband drop them off at the Kid Zone inside the YMCA almost every day while they workout downtown.

That's why she was shocked to find out about 21-year-old Caleb Gaston. He's accused of raping a girl about the same age as her daughter.

The Y says Gaston worked at both the downtown facility and the east facility

Machutta says their family hasn't heard anything from the Y directly and wants their questions answered.

She says they are praying for the family and the little girl involved and want to know what the policies are for the Kid Zone. She's also wondering if there are more victims.

"Being in the position we are in now, not even knowing how our kids were impacted and just the uncertainty, it breaks my heart," said Machutta.

The family says they are taking a break from the YMCA until they get some of their questions answered.