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Florida teacher arrested, accused of inappropriately touching student

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A South Florida teacher has been arrested for allegedly inappropriately touching a student.

Police arrested 33-year-old Yosef Benita Wednesday morning on three counts of molestation.

According to officials Benita inappropriatley touched a student at the Lubavitch Educational Center, along Northwest 173rd Street and Seventh Avenue, in Miami Gardens.

He was denied bond.

School officials released a statement Wednesday night that reads, in part, “We take any claim of inappropriate behavior very seriously, which is why we immediately reported to the appropriate authorities.”