Yahaira Nieves, Former Teacher’s Aide at Cedar Crest High School Charged with Sexual Assault

A former teacher’s aide at Cedar Crest High School in Lebanon, Pennsylvania has been arrested for institutional sexual assault after allegedly admitting to having a sexual affair with one of her students.

We have all the details about how the affair was discovered.

Sexual Contact with a Student

23-year-old Yahaira Nieves was working as a teacher’s aide at Cedar Crest High School until she was terminated during a meeting on February 12. She was let go due to violations of policy and PA Code. Those violations are directly related to Nieves’ inappropriate behavior with a student.

The victim told investigators that he met with Nieves outside of school on three occasions in December 2017. The last meeting occurred during the holiday break and, according to the victim, Nieves performed oral sex on him.

When Nieves was confronted about the criminal complaint, she allegedly admitted to kissing and performing oral sex on the victim to police. Yahaira Nieves has been charged with institutional sexual assault. Her first court date is set for March 29, 2018.


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