Teacher accused of sexually assaulting schoolboy for a year

UPDATE at 4:15 PM | A SYDNEY teacher accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old male student has been charged with a list of child sex offences.

The 26-year-old man is accused of grooming the boy and sexually assaulting him on numerous occasions at a high school in the city’s southwest between 2018 and 2019.

He was arrested at Campbelltown Police Station just before 11am on Friday following an extensive two-month investigation into the alleged incidents.


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Shortly after his arrest, officers executed a search warrant at a storage facility in Appin and seized several items relevant to the investigation, including paintings.

Source: Supplied/NSW Police

Source: Supplied/NSW Police

Source: Supplied/NSW Police

Later on Friday afternoon, NSW Police confirmed the man had been charged with four offences, including aggravated sexual assault, grooming a child for unlawful sexual activity, and possessing child abuse material.

He was remanded in custody and due to appear in Campbelltown Local Court this afternoon.

The man’s employment as a teacher has since been terminated.

Source: Supplied/NSW Police

FIRST at 2:00 PM | A 14-YEAR-OLD schoolboy has allegedly been sexually abused by a teacher in Sydney’s south west.

Detectives from the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad became became aware of the incident in April.

It’s alleged the boy was groomed by a 26-year-old male teacher before being sexually assaulted by the man at a high school in the city’s southwest.

Following investigations, the 26-year-old man was arrested in the city’s west on Friday morning.

He was being questioned by police at Campbelltown Police Station on Friday afternoon.

The man’s employment as a teacher has since been terminated.

Investigations are continuing.

Anyone with concerns about suspected child abuse or exploitation is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the online reporting page.

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support:
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence phone 07 5591 1164
Bravehearts phone 1800 272 831

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