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Long Island High School Coach Arrested On Sex Abuse Charge

May 04, 2019 - 4:18 pm
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ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- Police on Long Island have arrested a high school coach on charges of touching a student inappropriately.

Suffolk County police say 25-year-old junior varsity baseball coach Tyler Murphy touched the female student inappropriately at the high school at 8:20 p.m. Thursday.

The school resource officer reported the incident to special victims detectives. The detectives arrested Murphy on charges of third-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.

Police say Murphy will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on a later date.

It's not clear if he has an attorney who can speak for him.