Substitute teacher charged with sexually assaulting student

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LA GRANGE, Ill.-- An elementary school teacher in the western suburbs is accused of sexually abusing a student.

56-year-old Joseph Gurzejk of Westchester is a substitute teacher at LaGrange Highlands Elementary School.

Police say they responded to a report Tuesday that Gurzejk inappropriately touched a female student.

He's charged with predatory criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Gurzejk has been a substitute teacher in the district since 2004.​


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