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Bay Shore High School Teacher’s Assistant Arrested for Rape, According to Police

Marcus Johnson of Bay Shore, 27, is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year-old student from the school, officials say.

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SCPD have arrested Marcus Johnson of Bay Shore, 27, a Bay Shore High School teacher’s assistant, for allegedly raping a student from the school.

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Bay Shore, NY - September 29, 2017 -  Suffolk County Police on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at approximately 6:30 p.m. arrested a Bay Shore High School teacher’s assistant for raping a student from the school.  
Marcus Johnson was arrested this evening by detectives from the Special Victims Section for having an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year-old student from the school. The abuse started when the victim was 14-years-old.
Johnson works as a teacher’s assistant for children with autism. The victim was not one of his students.
Johnson, 27, of Bay Shore, New York, was charged with Rape 2nd Degree, Rape 3rd Degree, and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact the Special Victims Section at 631-852-6531.
Johnson is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on September 29.
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.