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Teacher to appear in court over alleged teen assault

A teacher nearing retirement from Brookvale’s St Augustine’s school was served a future court attendance notice this morning over the alleged assault of a student.

Police confirmed today that a teenager, a 14 year old student at the school, was allegedly assaulted at the school on Wednesday 24 May 2023. Two days later Northern Beaches police commenced inquiries into the incident.

They advise that the teenager was not injured during the incident.

Police confirmed in a statement today:

“Following inquiries, a 64-year-old man was served a future court attendance notice on Thursday (22 June 2023) for the offence of common assault.”

He is due to appear at Manly Local Court on Monday 31 July 2023.

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