Woodbridge teacher accused of abuse

A 26-year-old teacher, Matthew Smith, is accused of abusing an eighth-grade student in Woodbridge.

Prosecutors say the teacher fondled the 14-year-old girl and had other inappropriate contact with her dating back to last June.

News 12 New Jersey spoke to parents of students at the same middle school. Many said they had not heard aboiut the allegations.

Smith is being held on a $75,000 cash bond at Middlesex County jail.

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