Prosecutor: Former Raritan Borough teacher accused of having sexual relationship with student

Lydia Pinto, 38, is facing sexual assault charges.

Matt Trapani

Nov 18, 2023, 3:19 AM

Updated 219 days ago


A former high school teacher has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a former student in Raritan Borough.
The Somerset County prosecutor says that Lydia Pinto, 38, had a sexual relationship with a student when that student was between the ages of 14 and 15 years old. This student is now an adult and says that the relationship continued until the student was a senior in high school.
Pinto was charged with first-degree aggravated sexual assault and second-degree sexual assault. She was arrested on Nov. 8 without incident.

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