Former teaching assistant at Circle Academy, accepts a plea deal for the charges against her of sexually assaulting a student.
Former Teaching Assistant at Circle Academy Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault
According to the NY Post, a former teaching assistant at Circle Academy in Urbana, IL, admitted to having sex with a 14-year-old student while still working at the school.
24-year-old Allyssa Gustafson pleaded guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse after having sexual intercourse with her former student. Allegedly, she engaged with the adolescent boy on over five encounters in March of 2019.
Police found that Gustafson communicated with the student over Snapchat and Facebook Messenger. Through these messages, she sent photos of herself in lingerie and bathing suits.
Gustafson pleaded guilty to receive part of a plea deal, resulting in probation and community service. Prosecutors are pushing for Gustafson to serve jail time.