Former Towanda substitute teacher sentenced for sexually assaulting student

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Whitney Page Roberts, a former substitute teacher in the Towanda Area School District, has been sentenced to one year of Probation Supervision after sexually assaulting a student.

Roberts will have to register as a sexual offender for 25 years after being found guilty of Institutional Sexual Assault, a felony in the third degree.

Roberts was arrested following an investigation in Franklin Township in November 2017.

Police say the victim was a 17-year-old male student, and the incident happened on Nov. 18, 2017.

Roberts had been charged with two counts of institutional sexual assault and one count of corruption of minors.

18 News will have more on this story as it develops.

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