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Former Fishkill Teacher Fired Amid Groping Allegations

A former teacher at St. Mary's School in Fishkill is facing allegations of improper contact with students at a school in Manhattan.
A former teacher at St. Mary's School in Fishkill is facing allegations of improper contact with students at a school in Manhattan. Photo Credit: stmaryfishkill.org

FISHKILL, N.Y. -- A Former teacher at the St. Mary School in Fishkill was fired from his job at a New York City charter school amid allegations he forced two students to grope him, according to the Poughkeepsie Journal.

The New York City Police Department is searching for Brett Bernstein, 32, who allegedly had improper contact with the girls. Police reports say Bernstein kissed the girls on three different dates and grabbed their hands and placed them on his midsection, the Poughkeepsie Journal reported.

Bernstein worked at St. Mary School from May 2010 to February 2014, the Poughkeepsie Journal said.

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