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July 06, 2017

Bucks County teacher arrested for alleged sex with teen student

Investigators receive tip from social services agency

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070617_Oberto Source/Newtown Township Police Department

Jesse Vincent Oberto, 37.

Authorities in Newtown Township announced charges Thursday against a high school teacher who allegedly engaged in a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student.

Jesse Vincent Oberto, a teacher at Council Rock High School, drew the attention of investigators after police received a Childline referral from the Bucks County Children & Youth social services agency.

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An investigation revealed that Oberto, 37, allegedly had a sexual relationship and nappropriate communications with the student in 2015 and 2016.

Oberto was arrested Thursday and charged with institutional sexual assault and related charges. Bail was set at $100,000 unsecured.