MERCER COUNTY, New Jersey (WPVI) -- A former teacher in Mercer County, NJ, is accused of abusing a student decades ago.
Joseph DePuglio was arrested earlier this week following an investigation that began last year.
A former student says the now 76-year-old assaulted her between 1998 and 2000 while he was her teacher at Steinert High School.
DePuglio is charged with one count of second-degree sexual assault and one count of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child.
He was released pending future court proceedings.