Former Abington high school teacher sentenced for inappropriate relationship with student

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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Former Abington Twp. teacher sentenced: as seen on Action News Mornings, September 11, 2019.

ABINGTON TWP., Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- A former Abington Senior High School teacher will spend time behind bars for having an inappropriate relationship with a student.

A Montgomery County judge sentenced Thomas Kummer Tuesday to 11.5 to 23 months in jail.

The 56-year-old pleaded guilty to two counts of institutional sexual assault and corruption of a minor.

Prosecutors say Kummer developed a relationship with the student while chaperoning a trip to Italy in 2018.