Coatesville Area Teacher Arrested Following Sex Abuse Allegations

West Chester, PA - A Coatesville area teacher is at the center of sex abuse allegations reported by a former student.

The Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Department arrested Mark V. Hostutler, 35, outside West Chester East High on Friday.

Hostutler, an English teacher at Coatesville High School, also coaches the Junior Varsity boys' basketball team at West Chester East High School.

The victim, who was 17 at the time, told police she was taken to her teacher's home in East Goshen Township. She says the teacher provided her with alcoholic beverages and had sex with her on three different occasions in June 2008.

According to the victim, Hostutler also took her to a relative's home in West Brandywine Township where Hostutler again provided alcoholic beverages to the victim and had sex with her.

Detectives charged Hostutler with four counts of Corruption of Minors and four counts of Endangering the Welfare of Children.

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