*News Release* †† ††††††Date:
April 1, 2009††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
††††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††† *News Release* †† ††††††Date: April 1, 2009†††††††††††††††††††
Middle school teacher arrested
Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and East
Brunswick Police Director Barry Roberson today announced the arrest of a teacher
on charges of sexually assaulting a student at the
††††††††† Yinfu Sun, (DOB 9/29/52) of South First Avenue in Highland Park, was arrested at his home on the evening of March 31, 2009, and was charged with sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.
An investigation by Detective Sean Goggins
of the East Brunswick Police Department, and Investigator Raj Chopra of the
Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office determined that Sun had improper contact
with the student at the school on three occasions in March 2009. Children between
the ages of 11 and 13 attend sixth and seventh grades at the school on
The investigation began after the victimís relatives learned of the assaults and contacted police.
Sun has been suspended from his teaching job, with
pay, pending the outcome of the charges. He began teaching in
Sun is being held at the
Anyone with information on this, or any similar incidents, is asked to call Detective Goggins at (732) 390-6990, or Investigator Chopra at (732) 745-3600.
As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charges against Sun are merely accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.