Westport teacher accused of sexual assault

A former Westport teacher and swim coach is out on bond for allegedly sexually assaulting two girls. Police say Jeffrey Schare of Fairfield confessed to

Police say Jeffrey Schare confessed to abusing the

Police say Jeffrey Schare confessed to abusing the victims multiple times over several years.

WESTPORT - A former Westport teacher and swim coach is out on bond for allegedly sexually assaulting two girls.

Police say Jeffrey Schare of Fairfield confessed to abusing the victims multiple times over several years.

They say they started investigating after the oldest victim told a guidance counselor.

Schare, who taught math at Staples High School, reportedly resigned days before his arrest.

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