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Fifth-Grade Teacher Charged with Sex Assault of 10-Year-Old Student

West Orange teacher Chris Yonitch, 36, of Livingston was arrested Thursday morning.

Fifth-Grade Teacher Charged with Sex Assault of 10-Year-Old Student Fifth-Grade Teacher Charged with Sex Assault of 10-Year-Old Student

A fifth-grade West Orange teacher was arrested Thursday morning on charges of sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, according to officials at the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. 

Christopher Yonitch, 36, of Livingston, has been a teacher at Washington School in West Orange for nine years, the prosecutor's office said. 

According to officials, the child is a 10-year-old student of Yonitch.

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