Police allege teacher had sex with female student

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TORONTO – A Toronto man has been charged after police allege a public high school teacher in the city had a sexual relationship with a student.

It’s alleged the teacher at Bendale Business and Technical Institute had a sexual relationship with a female student under the age of 18.

Police believe there may be more alleged victims.

Thirty-nine-year-old Matthew Elms was arrested Friday and charged with one count of sexual exploitation.

They say he has since been released on bail with conditions forbidding him from being in a position of trust or authority to anyone under the age of 18.

He’s due in court next month.

Police say Elms has been a teacher with the Toronto District School Board since 2000 and has also taught at Martingrove Collegiate Institute.