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New Jersey High School Teacher Charged with Explicit Contact with Student

Mercer County


A business teacher and multi-sport coach at Steinert High School was arrested and charged on Thursday for having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a female student,Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri reported today.


Anthony Linder-Creo, 24, is charged with four counts of second-degree sexual assault and one count of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child.  

He is being held in the Mercer County Correction Center pending a detention hearing.


Police allege that Linder-Creo had sexual relations with a 17-year-old female student at his home in Robbinsville during an occasion in August 2022.


Linder-Creo was arrested on Thursday following an investigation conducted by the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Special Victims Unit.  The investigation is ongoing.


Despite having been charged, every defendant is presumed innocent until found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.