School teacher arrested over sexual assault of student

A Western Sydney school teacher has been arrested following an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of a student.

Earlier this week, detectives from the State Crime Command’s Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad commenced an investigation following reports a 14-year-old male student had been sexually assaulted by a female teacher while at a school in Sydney’s west.

Following extensive inquiries, investigators arrested a 23-year-old woman at a home at Greenacre about 7am today (Friday 10 July 2020).

Shortly after, a search warrant was executed at the home, where officers seized a vehicle and electronic devices.

The woman has been taken to Bankstown Police Station where charges are expected to be laid.

The Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad is comprised of detectives who are specially trained to investigate matters against children and adults, including sexual assault, serious physical abuse, and extreme cases of neglect.

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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