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Defendant Worked at Public Charter School in Northwest Washington

WASHINGTON – Robert Wilson Leach, 33, of Silver Spring, Md., has been extradited from the United Kingdom on charges alleging that he sexually abused his female middle school students while working as a math teacher at a public charter school in Northwest Washington.

The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu, Peter Newsham, Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department, and Michael Hughes, U.S. Marshal for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

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