NEW YORK (PIX11)—A New York City school teacher has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing a child.
According to authorities, Thomas P. Gibbons was arrested at his home in Eastchester, N.Y Friday.
Gibbons, who works at John F. Kennedy High School in the Bronx, is accused of engaging in sexual misconduct with an 11-year-old relative.
The 59-year-old allegedly abused the child over the course of a year, between January 2010 and January 2011 at the family's home in Paterson, New Jersey, pollce said.
Gibbons is expected to be charged in Passaic County on a slew of child sex charges.
Authorities are urging anyone with information that can assist in the investigation to call the Passaic County Prosecutor's Special Victims Unit at 973-837-7626.