Rally held for teacher accused of sex assault in South Holland

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Sunday, August 9, 2015
Teacher accused of groping student
A Thornwood High School teacher is accused of groping a student he offered to drive home.

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (WLS) -- A rally will be held Sunday in support of a south suburban teacher charged with sexually assaulting a teenager.

Jesus Sanchez is a Spanish teacher and coach at Thornwood High School in South Holland.

His alleged victim exclusively told ABC7 that he offered her a ride home from work, but instead took her to a dark street and groped her.

Dozens of former students will rally at 1 p.m. at Bolingbrook High School where he used to teach, showing support for Sanchez.