A man accused of raping a student at the Saltsburg High School will have his preliminary hearing this week.
28 year old Todd McCullough of Apollo was arrested October 31st at Saltsburg High School. He had been teaching shop classes there and police say that during his time there, he sexually assaulted one of his students. Police say the abuse began in April of 2012 with verbal harassment and escalated to physical harassment within a few weeks.
He currently is in Indiana County Jail in lieu of $150,000 bail. His preliminary hearing will be Wednesday.
Blairsville-Saltsubrg School District said in a statement released that day that they had their own investigation going on, and were cooperating with the state police on this matter. No other comments have been made since that time.