Queens Teacher Charged With Molesting 9-Year-Old

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February 27, 2020 - 5:41 pm
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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — A Queens teacher was arrested Wednesday for allegedly forcing a 9-year-old girl with autism to perform a sexual act.

Marc Scheibel, 48, was arrested at P.S. 213 in Oakland Gardens after a coworker reportedly spotted him with the child and recorded him forcing the 9-year-old to touch his groin.

The video was shared with the principal and the NYPD.

The 48-year-old faces charges of child sex abuse and acting in a manner injurious to a child.

According to the Department of Education, Scheible works at a special education school that has several locations across the borough, including P.S. 213.

The Department of Education released a statement saying he has been reassigned while the investigation continues.

"This alleged behavior is completely unacceptable and we immediately reassigned this teacher away from the classroom because of this deeply disturbing allegation," a spokesperson said in a statement. "He will not have any interaction with students."