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Student teachers face sex charges

At least three charged in separate cases in Abbotsford and Surrey

Three student teachers in B.C. are facing sex charges involving high school students in separate cases in Abbotsford and Surrey.

Twenty-two-year-old Brian William Davis was arrested Thursday on one count of sexual interference over a relationship with a 15-year-old student in Abbotsford. Police say he befriended the girl last spring and the relationship continued outside school hours both in person and over the Internet.

In a separate case, Surrey RCMP say 24-year-old student teacher Michael Herrera faces three sex charges after allegations he had an inappropriate relationship with a female student. Police say they began investigating after the student made a complaint in May.

In June, another student teacher in Abbotsford, 28-year-old Corey Hamade, was charged over a relationship with a 15-year-old girl that included online chats using a web camera.

The Canadian Press

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