A drama teacher at two Northeast Pennsylvania schools is accused of sexually abusing students.

Pennsylvania State Police say 38-year-old Justin Shaw of Waverly is accused of assaulting boys and girls in the Athens and Sayre school districts.

Pennsylvania State Police mug shot Justin Shaw
Pennsylvania State Police mug shot Justin Shaw

Authorities say they were investigating an institutional sexual assault involving a juvenile when the investigation located more teen victims.  Four children have been identified in the court actions.

Shaw, who also operated the Justin Shaw Academy of the Performing Arts in Athens is charged with institutional sexual assault, corruption of minors, unlawful contact with a minor, indecent assault and harassment.

Shaw was sent to the Bradford County Jail on 250-thousand dollars bail.

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