ABINGTON, Pa. (WTXF) - An Abington Senior High School teacher has been suspended, as police investigate claims of inappropriate sexual contact with a student.
The district has sent a letter to parents explaining Latin teacher Thomas Kummer is facing charges. The statement said, in part:
Thomas Kummer…was criminally charged today for corruption of a minor involving inappropriate sexual contact with a student.
The district and staff are cooperating with the Abington Police. Mr. Kummer has been suspended immediately from his teaching position.
District officials say they don’t have much information, but they’re asking if anyone knows anything about the matter to please come forward.