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New Jersey Teacher’s Aide Accused of Having Sex With 14-Year-Old Student

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    New Jersey Teacher’s Aide Accused of Having Sex With 14-Year-Old Student
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    • A teacher's aide in New Jersey is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old student, prosecutors say

    • Liz Perez, 31, of Newark, fqaces one count of second-degree sexual assault and one count of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child

    • Perez is employed as a per diem teacher's aide at Dr. William H. Horton School in Newark

    A teacher's aide in New Jersey is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old student, prosecutors say.

    Liz Perez, 31, of Newark, is facing one count of second-degree sexual assault and one count of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens announced Friday.

    According to prosecutors, Perez, who works as a per diem teacher's aide at Dr. William H. Horton School in Newark, engaged in sexual intercourse with a tennage student over winter break. The alleged assault ocurred at her home.

    The child is a student at the school where Perez is employed.

    Perez's has a court hearing scheduled for Feb. 11.

    Attorney information for Perez was not immediately known.

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