(WNEP) A 39-year-old Pennsylvania elementary school teacher has been charged after he allegedly had inappropriate contact with five female students, according to state police.
James William Mentzer, of the 900 block of Innsbruck Drive, Hummelstown, has been charged with institutional sexual assault, unlawful contact with a minor, indecent assault, and corruption of minors (five counts) after a police investigation that was launched on Feb. 16, police say.
Mentzer was a 3rd grade teacher at East Hanover Elementary School at the time of the alleged offenses, according to police. One of the victims was 8, one was 9, and three were 11 years old at the time of the alleged contact, according to police.
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