Teacher Suspected of Molesting Former Student Who Was A Minor

TORRANCE (CNS) - A 49-year-old high school teacher was arrested today in Torrance on suspicion of sexually assaulting a former student who was a minor at the time. Kevin McElwee of San Pedro was arrested after detectives responded to South High School at 4801 Pacific Coast Highway to investigate the allegation after getting ``a tip from the public,'' according to Torrance Police Department Sgt. Ronald Harris.

``After detectives conducted  their preliminary investigation, the suspect was arrested at approximately 1:30 p.m.,'' Harris said. 

``Detectives are currently reviewing evident to potentially identify additional victims.''McElwee is an English teacher, according to the school's website.


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