California Teacher Charged With Sexual Assaulting At Least 15 Children


LAUSD elementary school teacher Robert Pimentel appears at his... News PhotoAbuse,Appearance,California,Headshot,Horizontal,Indictment,Law,Long Beach - California,Prosecution,Teacher,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesLONG BEACH, CA -- JANUARY 24: LAUSD elementary school teacher Robert Pimentel (L), 57, appears at his arraignment on sex abuse charges with Judge James Otto at L.A. County Superior Court January 24, 2013 in Long Beach, California. Pimentel, who taught at George de la Torre Jr. Elementary School in Wilmington, California, is facing 15 charges involving a dozen alleged victims. The charges allege sexual abuse and lewd acts on a child and cover the period from September 2011 to March 2012, according to court records. Authorities said the teacher is suspected of inappropriately touching children under and over their clothing. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen-Pool/Getty Images)