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NJ teacher suspended over sexual assault allegations

Posted on Monday, October 31st, 2016    

A high school teacher in Bloomfield was suspended by the school board due to allegations that he sexually assaulted two students, an article of nj.com reported on October 28.

Reports said 30-year-old Leo Donaldson was suspended with pay from his job as a teacher at Bloomfield High School after being charged with sexual assault. Though details of the charges were not released, authorities have confirmed they are currently investigating the incident. Donaldson, who was a veteran teacher at the school pleaded not guilty to the charge. He will be suspended by the board without pay if he is found guilty of the allegations. A cash bond of $500,000 was imposed on him while he is detained at the Essex County Jail.

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