Brooklyn teacher busted for month-long sexual abuse of 15-year-old boy in school bathroom
A city teacher is accused of carrying on a sexual relationship with a high school boy in their Brooklyn school’s bathroom, police said Wednesday.
Andre Braddy, 35, was busted Tuesday on charges of sexually abusing the 15-year-old boy at Public School 235 on Flatlands Ave. in Canarsie, according to police. Authorities said the abuse at the school went on for about a month.
Police found out about the alleged sex crimes from the boy’s outraged parents, cops said.
City Education Department officials said Wednesday that Braddy has been removed from his classroom and reassigned away from children pending the outcome of his case. He has worked at the school since 2015 and has a clean disciplinary history, but he has been reassigned away from kids pending the outcome of his case. He’ll keep his $62,233 annual salary for the time being.
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Police found out about the alleged sex crimes that took place at Public School 235 from the boy’s outraged parents.
He’s charged with criminal sexual act, sexual abuse, and child endangerment and was slated to be arraigned in Brooklyn Criminal Court.
“These deeply disturbing allegations have no place in our schools and he was immediately removed from the school,” said Education Department spokesman Doug Cohen. “We will pursue his removal from the payroll as soon as legally possible.”