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Queens Dance Teacher Accused Of Sexual Relationship With 13-Year-Old Student

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Investigators have arrested a Queens dance teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old female student.

Tyshaunna Roberts, 22, who works for the Sports and Arts in Schools Foundation, was assigned to an after-school program at Pathways College Preparatory School in St. Albans.

According the Special Commissioner of Investigation's office, the victim's mother found messages from Roberts on her daughter's Facebook, implying an inappropriate relationship.

Roberts is being charged with criminal sexual act in the second degree, sexual abuse in the second degree and endangering the welfare of a child.

The teacher has been fired.

NY1 has reached out to the Sports and Arts in Schools Foundation for comment.

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