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Philadelphia Teacher Charged With Rape Of Elementary Student

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A former teacher and coach at the Timothy Academy Christian Elementary School, at Third and Lehigh in North Philadelphia, has been charged with sexually assaulting a female student for years, beginning when she was pre-teen.

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Timothy Academy Christian Elementary School, at Third and Lehigh in North Philadelphia (credit: Tony Hanson)

Capt. John Darby of the police department’s Special Victims Unit says 26-year-old Steven Fulton (right), of the 5000 Block of Osage Avenue, has been charged with rape and numerous other offenses for a series of sexual crimes that happened over a three-year period.

“They activity escalated over a period of time,” says Darby.  “We have determined that incidents did occur within the school (and) in his private vehicle at various locations in the city including Hunting Park and other residential streets.”

Darby says the girl recently confided to a female mentor at the school, police were notified, and within a day charges were filed.

Several sources say Fulton, who posted bail this afternoon and was released, has admitted having sex with the girl.  He has been fired by the school

Police say they are now trying to determine if there are any other victims.

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Reported by Tony Hanson, KYW Newsradio 1060.

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  1. The Executioner says:

    After working in corrections for over 10 yrs. It is a false train of thinking that something bad happens to these panty wastes. Unfortunatley our liberal governors have passed hate crime measures that yes even apply to these saks of #$#% and can end up giving the guy who does the pummeling an extra 5yrs in the joint. If this was my kid I’d rather do the time knowing I put the led in his temple as his dumb gorrilla looking face exploded with blood.

  2. Carol Brady says:

    Reason number 2115947 on why to home school your children.

  3. PHILLYGURL says:

    THERE SHOULD BE ANOTHER WAYS OF GETTING EDUCATION FOR OUR CHILDREN..INSTEAD OF HAVING THEM EXPOSE TO THESE SO CALLED TEACHERS THAT DONT GIVE A ? ABOUT OUR KIDS..THERES NO RESPECT..

  4. montcores says:

    Seems this paper doesn’t know right from left

  5. Guess Who says:

    Only an idiot would leave his daughter alone with that SNB.

    Delete THAT, CBS!

  6. Michele Dumbrowsky says:

    What I would like to know is why the justice system allows child predators like this monster post bail??? Where is the justice in that?

  7. SJ says:

    Please don’t tell me the teacher’s union will try to protect this POS’ job and have him still receive his salary and put him in a teacher’s detention room. Castration and floggnig are two things that come to mind that should be done to this animal if he is in fact guilty.

    1. Stephen Clark Harvey says:

      Since this is a private school why would the teachers’ union protect this suspect? The detention rooms are a tool of school administrators, not teacher unions. Part of the reason dirtballs like this guy end up in schools is the low wages that non-union schools want to pay their teachers. How is it this jerk got away with this for three years before he was reported?

  8. state engineer says:

    i will drink a soda to that…

  9. JAMIE says:

    MY LORD AND SAVIOR, CHRIST, GIVE TO THIS MAN WHAT HE DESERVES IF HE IS GUILTY TRULY IN TOUR EYES. MAY THE LITTLE GIRL, WHOM IT IS SAID THAT FULTON RAPED FIND SOME COMFORT. AGGH SUCH A PAIN I FEEL AT SUCH ATROCITY COMMITTED; MAY THE FAMILY OF THE YOUNG TEEN, NOW FIND COMFORT. I WILL UPHOLD YOU IN MY PRAYERS AND AND AS FOR FULTON. GOD AND THE LAW MAKERS OF THIS LAND WHOULD JUDGED YOU AS YOU ONCE ABUSED YOUR STUDENT. A FIGURE OF AUTHORITY INTIMIDATING A LITTLE 11 YEARS OLD!

  10. JustTurnOnRed says:

    What a POS

  11. Levi Hall says:

    After hearing of this yesterday me and my wife had a conversation about what should be done when people commit such horrible crimes like this one. I have been in the military for over 20 years and deployed to Iraq twice. The thoughts of what to do come, but the humbling of God’s voice in your mind says I have this one takes the bad thoughts away. I do say that there should be a way that all victims could be added to the visitation list of these people at any hour and they should have to hear the pain that these people and there families suffer. The parents of children when they have a nightmare at 2:00 in the morning about what happened to their child and they weren’t able to protect them they should be able to get dressed and drive to the jail where these people are and tell them what they are feeling. This will give them a chance to express themselves and this will make a person that felt that at anytime he or she could take advantage of a person feel what it is like along with the time that they are serving. The number of visitors should be unlimited and at anytime.

  12. misterlucky says:

    OMG….look up pedobear in the news search and see his picture right next to the story……elementary school…..just how short can a short eyes fall short of our expectations?/

  13. Zzbar says:

    Bubba is waiting.

  14. bc says:

    This is a despicable crime and a violation of trust between an authority figure such as a teacher or coach, and a young student. Crimes such as these are life changing. If this man is indeed guilty of this heinous crime then he will pay the price in jail. Inmates also have 11 year old daughters in school and don’t take kindly to child molesters and rapists. He just might be on the receiving end once incarcerated.

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