(THE STATE) -- A teacher at a South Carolina high school was removed from the classroom after he was arrested for sexually abusing a minor.
Emergency action was taken to suspend the teaching certificate of Robert Eugene “Gene” Valbert, according to the S.C. State Board of Education.
“It is alleged that Mr. Valbert fondled the genitals of a young male under the pretense of performing a medical exam,” on multiple occasions, according to the state board. The abuses occurred in 2016 and 2018.
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