COHASSET (CBS) – A Cohasset Middle-High School teacher has been charged with indecently assaulting a female student at the school.
Jeffrey Knight, 57, of Pembroke, was charged in a criminal complaint with two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and two counts of indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or older. All charges relate to the same victim, Cohasset Police said in a statement.READ MORE: At-Home Rapid Antigen COVID-19 Testing Gaining Popularity Ahead Of Holidays
Knight is employed by the Cohasset school district as a middle school teacher.READ MORE: 'This Is What Really Matters': Patriots TE Jonnu Smith Spreads Joy At Boys And Girls Club In Dorchester
The complaint, filed in Quincy District Court, alleges that Knight indecently touched a female minor student during class on dates in 2017 and 2018, police said.
Knight is scheduled to be arraigned on Sept. 19 in Quincy District Court.
The Cohasset Police Department, the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families and the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office were part of the investigation.MORE NEWS: Families Being Forced Out Of Malden Apartments By Charter School That Purchased Building
Anyone with additional information on this case is asked to call Cohasset detectives at 781-383-1055, ext. 6107.