A teacher at an elementary school in the Nelsonville-York school district is retiring amid accusations that he assaulted a student.
Anthony Mollica is accused of assault on a 7-year-old student.
Mollica has been on paid administrative leave since the allegations Jan.8.
He faces one count of assault, which carries a six-month jail sentence if convicted. He allegedly struck the child, leaving marks on her side.
Mollica's next court appearance is May 21. His retirement will be effective May 31.
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