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Long Island substitute teacher arrested on child porn charges
WEST BABYLON -- Police on Long Island say they have arrested a substitute teacher accused of possessing child pornography on his computer.
Police say 39-year-old Francesco Santodonato, of West Babylon, was arrested at his home Thursday on charges of possession of a sexual performance of a child and promoting sexual performance by a child. He's to be arraigned on Friday. It wasn't clear if he had a lawyer.
Police say Santodonato, whose computer and other media were confiscated, possessed pictures and videos of child pornography Police say Santodonato is a substitute physical education teacher in the South Huntington School District. They say their investigation did not reveal any physical contact between Santodonato and students.
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