By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A New York City school teacher is under arrest after allegedly having sexual contact with a minor he met online.

Zeshaan Naqvi, 31, was arrested over the weekend at a Tampa area hotel by deputies with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.

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Deputies said he admitted knowing the victim was underage and even picked her up at her home.

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The middle school history teacher had been chatting with the victim for three months before flying to Tampa, the sheriff said.

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“These allegations are extremely disturbing and we have zero tolerance for this behavior,” a Department of Education spokesperson told CBS2. “The teacher was immediately reassigned from his current position pending the outcome of the criminal investigation.”

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