Perth teacher allegedly raped student in mid-to-late 1990s

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PERTH detectives have charged a man who allegedly raped a student while he was a teacher at a south metropolitan high school in the late 90s.

He is facing eight sexual assault charges.

The 56-year-old man is alleged to have sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy between July 1997 and September 1998.

The accused, who now lives in the south west, was charged with:

  • three counts of sexual penetration of a child aged between 13 and 16.
  • four counts of indecent dealing with a child aged between 13 and 16.
  • one count of attempted sexual penetration of a child aged between 13 and 16.

He is due to appear in Bunbury Magistrates Court on March 1.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.