DERRY — A Pinkerton Academy teacher has been charged with five counts of simple assault for allegedly touching a female student in his classroom.
David Howes, 62, of Windham turned himself in to Derry police this afternoon on the five misdemeanor charges, Capt. Vern Thomas said.
Howes, a building construction teacher, allegedly touched a 15-year-old student inappropriately after school in his classroom, police said.
Pinkerton Academy spokesman Chip Underhill said Howes is no longer employed by the school.
Howes was released on $10,000 personal recognizance and is scheduled to be arraigned June 19 in 10th Circuit Court in Derry.