Alexander Guzman is a Bronx teacher who allegedly sexually assaulted a female student and sent others pictures of his penis via Snapchat, police said.
Guzman was arrested Friday night in the Bronx. He was charged with one count each of forcible touching and sexual misconduct and two counts each of harassment, aggravated harassment, and disseminating indecent material to minors, police said.
He is 26 years old.
Charged in Sexual Misconduct
Guzman, who taught at the Bronx School of Law, Government and Justice in the Melrose section, allegedly used the popular app to send photos of his penis to three of his female students, two 16-year-olds and one 18-year -old, police said.
He also allegedly kissed one of the 16-year-old girls, put his fingers down her pants, and assaulted her, authorities said.
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The victims said the incidents took place between Sept. 23 and Oct. 31 of this year, police said.
The Bronx School of Law is a public school for grades 6 through 12.
Education Department Statement
The New York City Department of Education says the teacher has been removed from the school.
“These are deeply disturbing charges and DOE has cooperated with the police department fully and the teacher was immediately removed from the school. The safety of our students is our top priority, and we have stringent protections in place to address any allegations of impropriety.”