TINTON FALLS, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A former New Jersey elementary school teacher is accused of sexually assaulting multiple children.
The Monmouth County prosecutor’s office says 53-year-old Gustavo Barrientos, of Tinton Falls, was previously charged on Feb. 14 with sexually assaulting a 10-year-old student.READ MORE: New NYPD Unit To Patrol Times Square Will Be First Phase In Plan To Spur City's Economic Recovery
As a result of their continued investigation, authorities have now charged Barrientos with sexually assaulting multiple other elementary school children.
Barrientos is a former elementary school teacher who worked in the Long Branch School District and at the Red Bank Charter School.READ MORE: Police: 52-Year-Old Woman Shot Dead In Park Slope
Officials say Barrientos is being held in the Monmouth County Correctional Institution pending a detention hearing.
Anyone who has more information related to this investigation is asked to contact the Monmouth County prosecutor’s office at 800-533-7443 or the Long Branch Police Department at 732-222-1000.MORE NEWS: 'Is This The End Of It? I Don't Think So': Gwen Carr, Mother Of Eric Garner, Reacts To Derek Chauvin's Conviction
Anonymous tips can be left by calling the Monmouth County Crime Stoppers tipline at 1-800-671-4400 or online at monmouthcountycrimestoppers.com.