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Veteran Newark Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Student

Luis Aviles
Luis Aviles Photo Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office

A man who has worked as an art teacher in the Newark public school system for 19 years has been charged with multiple counts of sexual assault involving a student, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said Wednesday. 

Luis Aviles, 50, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, allegedly assaulted the 14-year-old boy on multiple occasions between December 2017 and September. 

The assaults occurred on school grounds while school was in session, the boy told authorities. 

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