South Jersey Teacher Accused of Sex Assault

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    Prosecutors in Cape May County are accusing a Middle Township High School teacher of having sex with a student.

    Authorities have charged 34-year-old Joseph Towns with sexual assault, criminal sexual contact, child endangerment and official misconduct.

    Authorities allege the English teacher engaged in a sexual relationship with the student between October 2012 and October 2013.

    It's not known if Towns has a lawyer.