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Teacher Arrested on Suspicion of Enticing Child

Marco Correia had resigned from his position at Hurley Middle School prior to the arrest.

A former English teacher and basketball coach at in Seekonk was arrested Friday on suspicion of enticing a child under the age of 16 and accosting and annoying a person of the opposite sex, according to television station WPRI in Providence. Marco Correia, 27, was held on $5,000 bail and has a pretrial hearing scheduled for Nov. 7, according to WPRI.

WPRI reported:

The interim superintendent tells Eyewitness News Correia was placed under administrative leave after she received a complaint a couple of weeks ago, and that Correia resigned from teaching at the school soon after.

Correia had been teaching at the school since 2007. Seekonk Patch will have more information on this story soon.

deb of see-attleboro September 14, 2012 at 12:59 AM
I just read the caption under the photo of the accused. Is "Wicked" really required reading for middle school children?

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