Former teacher held on sex assault charge

February 5, 2010 3:26:08 PM PST
A former gym teacher at a Chicago Roman Catholic high school is being held on a sex assault charge.Wesley Cherniak, 32, is accused of having sex with a student once a week for several months last year.

The girl was 17 years old at the time. He was her physical education teacher at St. Benedict's High School on the Chicago's Northwest Side.

Cherniak's bond was set at $250,000.