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: I-Team: Kids In Crisis Spend Weeks In Emergency Room Waiting For Mental Health Services
Knight is employed by the Cohasset school district as a middle school teacher.
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.READ MORE: Worcester Businesses Hope WooSox Help Them Bounce Back From COVID Pandemic
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: TD Garden Capacity Increases As Bruins Head Into Playoffs
Anyone with additional information on this case is asked to call Cohasset detectives at 781-383-1055, ext. 6107.