NJ Teacher Accused of Sex with Another Student - Update
(Wayne, New Jersey)
A substitute teacher who was arrested two weeks ago on charges that she sexually assaulted a 16-year-old student at Manchester Regional High School has been arrested again on new charges involving a grade school student in Haledon.Two victims, eh?
Authorities first arrested Linda Hardan, 21, and accused her of taking a student to a location in Wayne on Nov. 20 and engaging in sex with him. Passaic County prosecutors added sexting charges against Hardan a few days later, alleging that she texted sexually explicit photos to another 16-year-old student at Manchester.
The charges announced Monday involve a 14-year-old eighth grader at a Haledon public school, where Hardan is also a substitute teacher, Passaic County prosecutors said.
NJ Teacher Accused of Sex with Student
[Previous 11/22/14 post]
(Wayne, New Jersey) A 21-year-old substitute teacher at Manchester Regional High School, Linda Hardan, has been accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student.
Hardan faces counts of sexual assault, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal sexual contact.
The alleged sexual assault occurred in Wayne on Thursday, Valdes said. Hardan, who worked as a substitute teacher at Manchester Regional High School, was charged the next day following an investigation by the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office Special Victims Unit, she said.Hardan was booked into custody at the Passaic County Jail with bail set at $250,000.
Manchester Regional High School Principal Richard Ney said Hardan was an employee of the Passaic County Education Services Commission, not the school district. Hardan worked at MRHS about a half dozen times and was serving as a substitute this past week for one the school's science teachers, he said.