Former Olean teacher sentenced for criminal sex act

OLEAN, N.Y. (WIVB) – A former teacher at Olean High School has been sentenced for a criminal sex act.

Robert Washington pleaded guilty April 3 to the charge. Washington was accused of having an inappropriate encounter with a child, which did not occur on school property.

He has been sentenced to six months in jail and ten years probation. He also must surrender his teaching license.

Washington was fired by the Olean School Board after being accused of the crimes. He had taught social studies and worked with children with disabilities. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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