2 BX teachers arrested in separate incidents with students

Police have arrested two Bronx teachers in separate incidents at the same school campus over the past week. Both incidents occurred at a multi-location campus at 800 Home St. Officials say the incidents

News 12 Staff

Feb 21, 2012, 11:49 PM

Updated 4,436 days ago

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2 BX teachers arrested in separate incidents with students
Police have arrested two Bronx teachers in separate incidents at the same school campus over the past week.
Both incidents occurred at a multi-location campus at 800 Home St. Officials say the incidents are not connected.
Investigators say that 27-year-old Duru Chukwuma, who teaches at Bronx Career College Prep, was arrested last Monday for forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child who was 16 years old.
Evelyn Tirado, 53, who teaches at Health and Science Charter School, was arrested on Sunday after she allegedly assaulted a 12-year-old girl.


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