SCUSD substitute teacher accused of groping students

At least two middle school students in Sacramento said they were groped by a substitute teacher. The alleged misconduct occurred at Sam Brannan Middle School, which is part of the Sacramento City Unified School District. The mothers of the two students, both eighth-grade girls, said they were notified by the school Thursday morning about the accusations.Neither the school district officials nor police would identify the suspect, but a spokesperson for the district said the substitute teacher had been employed as a substitute within the district since 1998. But as of Thursday, he was no longer employed. The district also said the principal of Sam Brannan Middle School was made aware of the alleged misconduct on Wednesday.The Sacramento City Unified School District also sent KCRA 3 the following statement regarding the allegations of inappropriate touching:”We are aware of the allegations against a Substitute teacher at Sam Brannan Middle School and that a police report was filed. Once made aware of this situation, Sac City Unified conducted an investigation. We can confirm that the person involved is no longer employed by the district.”One of the students, who KCRA 3 has chosen not to identify, said the substitute teacher touched her inappropriately last week while at school.”He seemed like a very innocent , chill teacher. But I did not expect him to do such weird things,” she said. Nearline Poston, the girl’s mother, said she got a call Thursday morning from the school about the incident.” I’m very excited, and if I, as a mother, I would want to hurt him. I’m not going to lie. I really want to hurt him for touching my child,” Poston said. At least one other student has come forward. KCRA 3 is also choosing to not identify that student, who described feeling “weird out and disgusted.” Her mother, LaToya Nunn said, “It’s hard enough being a teenager, you know, without having to deal with that. You should be safe in school.”Sacramento Police confirmed with KCRA 3 that there were reports of a substitute teacher having inappropriate contact with students at Sam Brannan Middle School. Police said, as of Thursday, no arrest has been made and there is no suspect information they are providing.

At least two middle school students in Sacramento said they were groped by a substitute teacher.

The alleged misconduct occurred at Sam Brannan Middle School, which is part of the Sacramento City Unified School District. The mothers of the two students, both eighth-grade girls, said they were notified by the school Thursday morning about the accusations.

Neither the school district officials nor police would identify the suspect, but a spokesperson for the district said the substitute teacher had been employed as a substitute within the district since 1998. But as of Thursday, he was no longer employed. The district also said the principal of Sam Brannan Middle School was made aware of the alleged misconduct on Wednesday.

The Sacramento City Unified School District also sent KCRA 3 the following statement regarding the allegations of inappropriate touching:

“We are aware of the allegations against a substitute teacher at Sam Brannan Middle School and that a police report was filed. Once made aware of this situation, Sac City Unified conducted an investigation. We can confirm that the person involved is no longer employed by the district.”

One of the students, who KCRA 3 has chosen not to identify, said the substitute teacher touched her inappropriately last week while at school.

“He seemed like a very innocent, chill teacher. But I didn’t expect him to do such weird things,” she said.

Nearline Poston, the girl’s mother, said she got a call Thursday morning from the school about the incident.

“I’m very enraged, and if I, as a mother, I would want to hurt him. I’m not going to lie. I really want to hurt him for touching my child,” Poston said.

At least one other student has come forward. KCRA 3 is also choosing to not identify that student, who described feeling “weirded out and disgusted.”

Her mother, LaToya Nunn said, “It’s hard enough being a teenager, you know, without having to deal with that. You should be safe in school.”

Sacramento Police confirmed with KCRA 3 that there were reports of a substitute teacher having inappropriate contact with students at Sam Brannan Middle School. Police said, as of Thursday, no arrest has been made and there is no suspect information they are providing.

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