A Fairfield substitute teacher allegedly inappropriate touched a male Creekside Middle School student. FILE
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Photo: FILE

Police: Fairfield student accuses substitute teacher of ‘inappropriate touching’

Police began investigating the substitute teacher after a Creekside Middle School student “reported a concern” on Wednesday, according to Fairfield Schools.

The district declined to comment during the police investigation.

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Fairfield police Officer Doug Day said this morning the investigation involves alleged inappropriate contact the substitute teacher had with the student. He confirmed this afternoon the alleged inappropriate contact was “inappropriate touching” the student.

Investigators are interviewing people this afternoon, including students.

The incident happened exactly one year after substitute teacher Tracey Abraham was arrested and charged with public indecency, a first-degree misdemeanor, after he admitted to “fondling himself” on the outside of his pants in a Creekside Middle School classroom on Jan. 8, 2019.

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Abraham later pleaded guilty to public indecency and was sentenced to 180 days in jail, and the judge suspended all 180 days, ordering him to five years probation.

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