Birmingham teacher arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting four girls

A teacher has been arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting four girls.

The 28-year-old suspect, who works at a school in Birmingham, is also accused of sending indecent images of himself.

West Midlands police said the man was originally arrested on 9 May but was rearrested on Saturday morning at his home in the city after police received additional information.

He has been suspended by the school and remains in police custody, and “appropriate protocols and procedures” have been put in place by school management, the force said.

In a statement, the police said: “We’re investigating sexual assault accusations against a teacher at a Birmingham school.

“It’s alleged the 28-year-old man assaulted four different girls and sent indecent images of himself.

“He was initially arrested on 9 May on suspicion of sexual assault and released on police bail with conditions including not to have unsupervised contact with children.

“However, we moved to arrest the man again in the early hours of this morning [Saturday] at his home in Birmingham, having received additional information. He remains in police custody for questioning.”

The statement continued: “The school has suspended him and appropriate protocols and procedures have been put in place by school management.

“Our trained officers are supporting pupils at the school and we are working with partners to ensure safeguarding is in place while the investigation continues.

“We take allegations of this nature seriously and anyone with any concerns is asked to contact officers in the public protection unit on 101, extension 862 6006.”

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