Miami-Dade Teacher Accused Of Inappropriately Touching Student – CBS Miami
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Miami-Dade teacher is in custody after reportedly inappropriately touching a student.
The boy told his father on March 14 that his teacher, 33-year-old Yosef Benita, had deliberately touched him in his private area three times.
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Benita is a teacher at the Lubavitch Educational Center at 17330 NW 7th Avenue and works at the Resource Center.
The boy was interviewed on March 17 and “demonstrated how Rabbi Benita touched him,” according to the arrest report.
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The boy told police he asked Benita to stop but he continued, according to Miami-Dade police.
In the course of the investigation, the police announced that a second victim had occurred.
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Benita was arrested on April 28th and charged with four indecent and lascivious molestations. He is currently being held without commitment.