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Berks teacher Jonathan Bell faces more sex charges

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Sep 24 2012 11:23:16 PM CDT
Updated On: Sep 25 2012 09:41:48 AM CDT

A Berks County teacher and water polo coach who's accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with two girls is in even more hot water.

WYOMISSING, Pa. -

A Berks County teacher and water polo coach, who's accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with two girls, is in even more hot water.

Jonathan Bell faces six more counts, including sexual assault and involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, the Pennsylvania attorney general's office said.

Officials aren't giving many details about the new charges.

Bell, 31, of Wyomissing, was an art teacher in the Exeter Township School District and a boys swimming coach in the Governor Mifflin School District.

Bell had sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl, who was a student of his, and a 17-year-old girl he was coaching, officials said.

Including Monday's charges, investigators have now identified four alleged victims.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Chief County Detective Michael Gombar of the Berks County district attorney's office at 610-478-7171.