Sydney teacher arrested for sexually touching student

A teacher has been arrested for allegedly sexually touching a teenage girl during class in Sydney’s south west.

The 63-year-old male teacher was arrested at his home in the Southern Highlands on Friday at 8.30am after allegedly touching the 13-year-old victim in December 2019.

Detectives from the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad commenced their investigation after the reports of a man touching a 13-year-old girl known to him.

A 63-year-old teacher from south west Sydney has been arrested for allegedly sexually touching a 13-year-old girl. Source: Getty

Following inquiries and his arrest, the man was taken to Moss Vale Police Station and charged with two counts of intentionally sexually touching a child aged between 10 and 16-years-old.

Police will allege the teacher touched the girl during class at the end of last year.

He has been charged with two counts of sexually touching a child and was refused bail to front Moss Vale Local Court.

Investigations are ongoing.

Anyone with concerns about suspected child abuse or exploitation should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

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