Elementary school teacher arrested for indecently assaulting pupil by locking classroom door
TOKYO – A teacher at an elementary school in Itabashi Ward, Tokyo, was arrested for indecently assaulting a female student after locking the classroom door.
The suspect, Yoshiyuki Takahashi (29), a teacher at Itabashi Elementary School in Itabashi Ward, was arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure.
Takahashi is suspected to have confined a teenage girl, a student of his, in his classroom around last fall and indecently touched her breasts.
According to the investigators, Takahashi summoned the girl after school, locked the classroom, and left her alone with him. The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department plans to investigate the case, believing that there are additional crimes.
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