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East Harlem Gym Teacher Fired After Groping Two Female Students: Reports

 Harlem Prep Middle School, located at 232 E. 103 St., in East Harlem.
Harlem Prep Middle School, located at 232 E. 103 St., in East Harlem.
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HARLEM — An East Harlem teacher was fired after being accused of luring two 14-year-old female students and groping them, according to The New York Daily News

Brett Bernstein, a gym teacher at Harlem Prep Middle School at 232 E. 103rd St., was fired Tuesday after the students reported him, according to NBC 4 News.

The station reported that one of the 14-year-old students told a social worker about the incident and the second student, also 14, came forward with a separate accusation.

Students were sent home with letters to their parents about the incidents Tuesday, according to CBS 2 News.

It's not clear when the incidents occurred or the status of the investigation. Police did not immediately respond to a request for comment and Bernstein had not been charged with a crime by late Tuesday, according to the Daily News

A spokesman for the school did not respond to a request for comment.