NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Three New York City high school teachers were arrested in separate incidents Wednesday.
In Queens, Monsur Khan, 33, is accused of engaging in an online sexual relationship with a minor. He faces numerous charges including attempted rape, attempted aggravated sexual abuse, attempted disseminating indecent material to a minor and resisting arrest.
Police said the girl was not a student of his. It wasn’t immediately clear if she attended the high school where he worked.
Khan allegedly began the online relationship with the girl in February.
The Department of Education said Khan has been reassigned.
In the Bronx, 55-year-old Jack Israel was arrested after allegedly shoving a school safety officer trying to break up a fight between students at DeWitt Clinton High School, according to published reports.
He is charged with assault, resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration, disorderly conduct and harassment.
She was charged with prohibited use of a weapon and unlawful possession of a weapon on school grounds.
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