A former teacher has been arrested and charged in Campbelltown after a student was allegedly sexually abused at an unnamed south-west Sydney high school.
NSW Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad detectives launched an investigation in April following reports a 14-year-old boy was groomed and sexually assaulted by a man known to him.
Detectives arrested a 26-year-old man at Campbelltown Police Station about 11am today (Friday, June 14).
Investigators also searched a storage facility in Appin where they found several items relevant to the investigation, including paintings.
These items will undergo forensic examination.
The man was charged with aggravated sexual assault on a victim under the age of 16 years, aggravated sexual assault on a victim under the offender's authority, grooming a child for unlawful sexual activity and possessing child abuse material.
Police the man groomed the boy and sexually assaulted him on numerous occasions between 2018 and 2019.
He was refused bail to appear Campbelltown local court today (Friday, June 14).
The man's employment as a teacher has since been terminated.