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Bellport High School teacher, Jonathan Elsalam, arrested for allegedly having affair with teen

A lawyer for a female student says Jonathan

A lawyer for a female student says Jonathan Elsalam had an illegal affair with the 16-year-old girl. (May 6, 2013 5:37 PM)

A former Bellport High School history teacher and lacrosse coach was arrested today after being accused of having a yearlong sexual relationship with a teenage student. John Elsalam, 26, was arraigned today on rape and criminal sex act charges. He allegedly engaged in a relationship with a 16-year-old girl who was in one of his classes at the high school. The girl has hired an attorney and is now...

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