Teacher held in teen rape
A LONG ISLAND high school teaching assistant was arrested Thursday for raping a 15-year-old student, Suffolk police said.
Marcus Johnson, 27, of Bay Shore, was busted for allegedly sexually abusing the victim for more than a year.
Johnson works with children with autism at Bay Shore High School, police said.
He is accused of abusing the victim starting when she was 14. The victim was not one of his students.
Johnson is charged with rape and endangering the welfare of a child.
Suffolk County Police ask anyone with information to contact the them at (631) 852-6531.
Johnson was scheduled to be arraigned Friday at First District
Court in Central Islip.