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Former CMSD substitute teacher's child groping trial set to begin

Posted: 5:33 PM, Sep 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-10 17:33:12-04
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CLEVELAND — A former substitute Cleveland Metropolitan School District teacher accused of groping a student is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday for the start of his trial.

Sharmir Oglesby, 36, worked as a substitute for the district during the 2018-2019 school year.

He has been charged with gross sexual imposition, disseminating matter harmful to juveniles and tampering with evidence.

A district spokesperson said he worked for the school for four days before being removed from duty.

He is scheduled to appear in Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas at 9 a.m.

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