2nd Teacher From LA School Arrested on Sex Claim
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A second teacher at an inner-city elementary school where a teacher is accused of committing lewd acts on 23 children was arrested Friday on suspicion of fondling two girls in his classroom. (Feb. 3)

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[Location - Date:][Source:][VO:][VOICE-OVER]A SECOND TEACHER PULLED FROM A CLASSROOM AT MIRAMONTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN LOS ANGELES HAS NOW BEEN ARRESTED.WE'RE NOT SURE YET WHAT THE CHARGES ARE.SCHOOL OFFICIALS HAVE ONLY SAID THAT SOMEONE HAD MADE ACCUSATIONS AGAINST HIM.THIS COME JUST DAYS AFTER A THIRD-GRADE TEACHER AT THE SAME SCHOOL WAS CHARGED WITH LEWD ACTS INVOLVING NEARLY TWO DOZEN CHILDREN.EARLIER THIS WEEK 61-YEAR OLD MARK BERNDT WAS ARRESTED FOR ACTS INVOLVING PHOTOGRAPHING 23 CHILDREN FOR SEXUAL THRILLS.BERNDT IS SUSPECTED OF TAKING HUNDREDS OF PHOTOS OF STUDENTS - SOME WERE BLINDFOLDED OR HAD TAPE OVER THEIR MOUTHS - AND SOME WERE GIVEN SPERM-LACED COOKIES TO EAT.BERNDT IS BEING HELD ON $23-MILLION-DOLLAR BAIL...AND COULD FACE LIFE IN PRISON IF CONVICTED.[SIGOUT/REPORTER, LOCATION, ASSOCIATED PRESS]