The 43-year-old teacher is accused of sexually touching a 12-year-old girl during class at a high school in Sydney
- Man, 43, charged for alleged incident at a high school in west Sydney
- Accused of aggravating sexual contact with another person to face trial in June
- Police will allege in court that the teacher sexually touched the girl during class
A school support teacher has been charged with allegations that a 12-year-old girl was sexually touched during class.
In January, the NSW Police Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad initiated an investigation into the incident allegedly occurred last year at a high school in west Sydney.
Investigators arrested a 43-year-old man in a house in Bossley Park in southwest Sydney on Thursday morning, after extensive investigation.
Police will allege in court that the support teacher sexually touched a 12-year-old girl during a class at a high school in west Sydney last year (image)
The man, who is a school support teacher, was taken to the Fairfield Police Station and charged with exacerbating sexual contact with another person.
He was released on bail to appear in Fairfield Local Court on June 5.
Police will argue in court that the man sexually touched the girl during class.
The Child Abuse and Sexual Crime Squad is made up of NSW Police officers who have been specially trained to investigate cases involving children and adults, including sexual assault, serious physical abuse and extreme neglect.
Anyone concerned about suspected abuse or exploitation of children should call Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000.
The 43-year-old man was arrested and taken to Fairfield Police Station (photo), where he was charged with exacerbating sexual contact with another person. He will be on trial on June 5