Target 11 Exclusive: Student charged with raping teacher apologized, said he has ‘urges’

PITTSBURGH — According to a police report obtained exclusively by Target 11, the teacher said she was alone in her classroom at Oliver Citywide Academy on the morning of Sept. 29, when a 15-year-old student grabbed her chest.

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According to the report, she immediately “pushed his hand away and told him not to do that.”

She said he then took her to the floor and got on top of her.

She began “screaming and calling for help.”

He then “pulled down her pants and shirt.”

She said he began “smashing her head off of the ground, telling her he was going to kill her if she did not shut up.”

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The report says she kept fighting him off until she made it into the hallway, and another teacher came to her aid, and chased the student away.

According to the report, the student told the responding officer “I’m sorry officer but I have urges.”

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The report also said the officer observed several red marks on the teacher’s chest, back and a bruise or laceration to the back of her head.

The student, who is now in a juvenile detention center, is facing multiple felony charges including rape.

Target 11 also obtained an internal evaluation of the student that was completed last year.

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That report indicated the student was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, attention deficit disorder and an unspecified psychotic disorder.

It also suggested that he’s working on a kindergarten to second grade academic level.

The report also noted as other behaviors of concern “threatening peers and adults, sexually inappropriate behaviors and disrupting the classroom.”

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