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Queens Teaching Aide Sexually Assaulted Boy, 14: NYPD

A teaching aide at a Queens school is accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy, the NYPD said Thursday.

Clara Somodi, 39, is charged with rape, criminal sex assault and endangering the welfare of a child, police say. Somodi is a paraprofessional at a school in Ridgewood, but police did not say where she taught.

Attorney information for Somodi wasn’t immediately available.

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