A FEMALE teacher has been charged with forming a sexual relationship with a teenage boy at a Sydney high school.
The 33-year-old woman is accused of having sex with the 17-year-old male student at least six times.
Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Child Abuse Squad commenced an investigation after receiving a tip-off about the inappropriate relationship.
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Following extensive investigations, the teacher was arrested in Camperdown on Friday morning.
She was taken to Newtown Police Station where she was formally charged with indecent assault and six counts of sexual intercourse with a person under care between 17 and 18 years.
The woman fronted Newtown Local Court where she was granted bail to re-appear at the same court at an undisclosed date.
The Child Abuse Squad is comprised of detectives who are specially trained to investigate crimes against children, including sexual assault, physical abuse and serious cases of neglect.
Anyone with concerns about suspected child abuse or exploitation should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Reports can also be made to the Child Protection Helpline on 132 111.
The information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.