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Former Staples Teacher Pleads Guilty To Sexual Assault Of Westport Student

A former teacher at Staples High School in Westport has pleaded guilty to second-degree sexual assault involving a student at the school.
A former teacher at Staples High School in Westport has pleaded guilty to second-degree sexual assault involving a student at the school. Photo Credit: File

WESTPORT, Conn. – A former teacher at Staples High School in Westport has pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree sexual assault involving a 14-year old student, according to Westport Now.

Theron Kissinger, 45, began tutoring the student in October 2014, and the two started an inappropriate relationship that ended when the student contacted a school social worker, Westport Now reported.

Kissinger was arrested and charged back in January , and has been free on $50,000 bond since then, reported Westport Now.

He is due to be sentenced in Westport Town Court on March 1.

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