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Officials: Rocky Point High School Substitute Teacher Arrested for Inappropriately Touching Student

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Aimee Otero, 25, of Coram, has been charged with 3rd Degree Sexual Abuse and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

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SCPD have arrested Aimee Otero of Coram, 25, a substitute teacher, for inappropriately touching a student at Rocky Point High School.

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Rocky Point, NY - May 5, 2017 - Suffolk County Police have arrested a substitute teacher for inappropriately touching a student at Rocky Point High School last month.
 
Special Victims Section detectives began an investigation into the conduct of a substitute teacher after being contacted by administrators at the Rocky Point Union Free School District. Detectives determined Aimee Otero inappropriately touched a 16-year-old male student in a Rocky Point High School classroom, located at 82 Rocky Point Yaphank Road, on April 7.
 
Special Victims Section detectives arrested and charged Otero, 25, of Coram, with Sexual Abuse 3rd Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Otero was issued a Desk Appearance Ticket and will be arraigned on a later date.
 
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