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Staples High teacher arrested for sexual assault

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WESTPORT, CT (WFSB) - A teacher from Staples High School in Westport has been arrested and charged with sexual assault after school officials became aware of possible sexual relationship between a teacher and student.


Westport Police arrested Theron Kissinger, 44, of Southbury and charged him with two counts of sexual assault second degree.


According to police the investigation revealed that Kissinger began an sexual relationship with a female student after meeting for tutoring sessions outside of school.  


According to the school website Kissinger taught math at the high school.

 He was released after posting $50,000 bond and is due in court on January 23, 2015 to answer to the charges.        Copyright 2015 WFSB (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.