A SUBSTITUTE math teacher from Santa Clarita has been arrested for alleged oral copulation with a minor under 16 years old.
David Cornish, from Valencia in California, was arrested and charged after an incident took place with a student at Saugus High School.
The 28-year-old was booked on Wednesday, and immediately suspended by the school district.
Cornish was booked at the SCV Sheriff’s Station on arrest charge 287(B) 2 PC, “any person over 21 years of age who participates in an act of oral copulation with another person who is under 16 years of age is guilty of a felony", reported The Signal.
No other victims were reported as a result of the investigation, according to law enforcement officials.
“The Hart District is deeply concerned that one of our substitute teachers, David Cornish, was arrested and is expected to be charged with engaging in sexual misconduct with a Saugus High School minor student,” Hart District officials wrote in a statement released on Thursday.
“The district strives to provide a safe educational environment for all of our students, and we are saddened and disturbed that one of our substitute teachers is being charged with this misconduct.”
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Special Victims Bureau is expected to release further details later on Thursday.
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