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Allegany County teacher arrested and facing forcible touching charge

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Posted at 6:24 PM, Nov 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-15 19:55:27-05

TOWN OF BELFAST, N.Y. (WKBW) — An Allegany County teacher has been arrested and is facing forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child charges.

New York State police announced 33-year-old Alex T. Minnick, a teacher in the Belfast Central School District, was arrested Monday and charged with two counts of forcible touching and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

According to police, a possible inappropriate touching of a minor complaint that occurred in the town of Belfast was received on November 1. Minnick allegedly inappropriately touched and made comments while in a professional capacity.

Minnick was processed and released on appearance tickets returnable to the Town of Belfast Court.