Teacher charged over historical sexual abuse of three students

Detectives have charged a woman following an investigation into the alleged sexual abuse of three male students in Sydney’s east more than 40 years ago.

In May this year, detectives from Eastern Beaches Police Area Command established Strike Force Sportsground to investigate allegations of sexual abuse by a female teacher at a school in Sydney’s east in the 1970s and 1980s.

During the investigation, police received information that three boys – then aged 13, 14 and 15 – were sexually assaulted by a female teacher while at a school in Sydney’s east between 1977 and 1980.

Following extensive investigations, strike force detectives arrested a 67-year-old woman at a home at St Ives just before 8am today (Friday 17 September 2021).

The woman was taken to Hornsby Police Station and charged with 14 counts of indecent assault on male.

She was granted strict conditional bail to appear at Waverley Local Court on Wednesday 6 October 2021.

Investigations under Strike Force Sportsground are continuing.

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