Dramatic moment police arrest a female teacher, 23, at her home before she’s charged with 10 offences after allegedly sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy ‘in her car and at school’
- Female teacher charged over allegations of sexual assault of school student
- The 23-year-old woman had been working at a school in Western Sydney
- Police launched investigation into alleged sexual assault of 14-year-old boy
- They arrested the woman at a Greenacre home and seized electronic devices
A female school teacher has been accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy in her car and and on the school premises.
The 23-year-old woman was arrested at a Greenacre home, in western Sydney, at 7am on Friday.
She has been charged with 10 offences, including aggravated sexual intercourse with a child aged between 14 and 16 years and intentionally sexually touching a child between 10 and 16 years.
The teenage student was allegedly assaulted on and off school property over the course of a month, though it has not been confirmed if the student was a pupil of the female teacher.
Police launched an investigation earlier this week before descending on the suburban home.
A female school teacher has been arrested and charged over allegations a 14-year-old student was sexually assaulted
Officers were filmed escorting the woman out of the premises before seizing a car and electronic devices
Detective acting superintendent Michael Haddow described the alleged crimes as ‘abhorrent’
Officers were filmed escorting the woman out of the premises before seizing a car, phone and computer.
Police will investigate whether the pair had been in communication.
Detective acting superintendent Michael Haddow described the alleged crime as ‘abhorrent’.
‘This is a very quick response we have taken in relation to this matter, very serious allegations,’ he told reporters.
‘Ultimately, the teachers have a significant responsibility, there’s a significant power shift between a teacher and a student, and suddenly the amount of trust that we put in our teachers, and certainly the allegation before the courts are a significant breach of that trust.’
The teacher was taken to Bankstown Police Station where she was charged. She was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court on Saturday.
The NSW Department of Education said in a statement it was aware of an alleged incident involving a staff member.
‘The safety and wellbeing of students is the number one priority of the department.
‘The department is aware of an alleged incident involving an employee.
‘As police are investigating this matter, it is not appropriate for us to comment at this time.’
Investigations are continuing.
The teacher was taken to Bankstown Police Station where she was charged with 10 offences
The NSW Department of Education said in a statement it was aware of an alleged incident involving a staff member
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