Brooklyn Teacher Accused of Touching 11-Year-Old Student
By Spectrum News Staff |
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – A teacher in Brooklyn is facing sexual abuse charges for inappropriately touching a student.
According to investigators, Daniel Santigao, 29, allegedly touched an 11-year-old girl at PS 244 in East Flatbush.
Police say it happened in a two month span from February to this month.
Santigao also faces charges of endangering the welfare of a minor.
The city’s Department of Education says he was reassigned away from the classroom and are trying to remove him from payroll.