San Jose high school teacher arrested for sexual assault of minor

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A high school English teacher in San Jose has been arrested and charged with one count of sexual assault of a minor. 

According to the San Jose Police Department, Te Bin Jung, 31, a teacher at Yerba Buena High School in San Jose, was arrested at his residence on January 10, 2023. 

On January 9, police responded to a San Jose residence to investigate a possible sexual assault of a minor. The mother of the 17-year-old victim reported that she found inappropriate messages on her daughter’s phone from Jung, her former teacher. 

Officers determined that a sexual assault occurred involving the victim and Jung. 

The detectives with the SJPD Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC)/Child Exploitation Detail (CED) assisted with the investigation and obtained an arrest warrant for the suspect.

Jung was located at his San Jose residence, arrested, and book into the Santa Clara County Main Jail on one count of sexual assault of a minor.

However, according to the police, Jung was released and is no longer in custody via the Supervised Own Recognizance Release Program.

Detectives believe there could be additional victims due to the suspect’s position as a person of trust. Anyone with information related to the case is asked to call (408) 277-3214,


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