Manuel Cruz, Hialeah, Florida (arrested Jan 2013)

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    Manuel Cruz, 53, English teacher at Hialeah High School, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Hialeah, Florida, "charged with unlawful sex with certain minors and simple battery"

    MSNBC: Spurned Hialeah Teacher Punched 17-Year-Old in Face: Cops (Jan 22 2013)

    A 53-year-old Hialeah High School teacher was arrested after he punched a 17-year-old victim in the face when she refused to have sex with him, police said. She met Manuel Cruz on Dec. 9 at his apartment complex, and he told Hialeah Police that he had sexual intercourse with her on one occasion, an arrest affidavit said. On Dec. 20 the two were drinking and smoking marijuana at his apartment, but when he asked her to have sex she refused, the affidavit said. Cruz then punched her in the face with a closed fist, causing her to lose consciousness, according to the affidavit. The victim received injuries to her left eye and cheek, the affidavit said.

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    Local 10: Police: Teacher admits to having sex with, punching teen - Police: Manuel Cruz, 53, charged with unlawful sex with certain minors, simple battery (Jan 22 2013)

    A high school teacher in Miami-Dade County admitted to having sex with a 17-year-old woman and punching her in the face, police say. Authorities said Manuel Cruz, 53, admitted to engaging in sexual intercourse with the victim on one occasion and punching her in the face. The victim said she drank and smoked marijuana at the Cruz's apartment complex on Dec. 20, 2012. That's when Cruz asked the teenager to have sex with him, according to authorities. The victim told investigators she refused, at which time Cruz punched her in the face with a closed fist, injuring her left eye and cheek and causing her to lose consciousness, authorities said ... Cruz was arrested and transported to jail. He has been charged with unlawful sex with certain minors and simple battery.
     
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    MSNBC: Spurned Hialeah Teacher Punched 17-Year-Old in Face: Cops (Jan 23 2013)

    A 53-year-old Hialeah High School teacher was arrested after he punched a 17-year-old victim in the face when she refused to have sex with him, police said. She met Manuel Cruz on Dec. 9 at his apartment complex, and he told Hialeah Police that he had sexual intercourse with her on one occasion, an arrest affidavit said. On Dec. 20 the two were drinking and smoking marijuana at his apartment, but when he asked her to have sex she refused, the affidavit said. Cruz then punched her in the face with a closed fist, causing her to lose consciousness, according to the affidavit. The victim received injuries to her left eye and cheek, the affidavit said.
     
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    Miami New Times: Hialeah High Teacher Punched Teen Girl After She Refused to Have Sex With Him (Jan 23 2013)

    Manuel Cruz, a teacher Hialeah Senior High, has been arrested after allegedly hitting a 17-year-old girl who refused to have sex with him. Cruz did not meet the girl through school, but rather met her at his apartment complex on December 9 ... Once arrested, Cruz admitted that he had downed three scotches and had punched the girl. He also revealed that he had sex with the girl on another occasion. The girl did not attend Hialeah Senior High. Cruz has since resigned from the job.
     
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    Huffington Post: Manuel Cruz, Hialeah High Teacher, Punched Teen When She Refused To Have Sex With Him, Cops Say (Jan 24 2013)

    Manuel Cruz, 53, allegedly carried on a brief affair with the 17-year-old, who was not a student at the school, NBC6 reports. Cruz reportedly met the girl at his apartment complex December 9, and had sex with her once. The following week, she returned to the teacher's home. On that occasion, Cruz drank three Scotch drinks as the two smoked marijuana, according to CBS Miami. But when she declined to have sex, he reportedly became enraged and knocked her out with a punch ... Miami-Dade County Public Schools confirmed to HuffPost that Cruz resigned from his position at Hialeah High. He faces charges of simple battery and statutory rape.
     
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    Complex: Find Out Why This Florida High School Teacher Will Never Teach Again (Jan 25 2013)

    On Dec. 9, Cruz and the girl had sex at his apartment. She returned the next week, and the two smoked weed as Cruz downed three cups of Scotch. When she refused to have sex with him again, he struck her. After being arrested that day, he admitted to punching the girl and having sex with her a week prior. Of course, he blamed it on the alcohol. The Miami-Dade County Public Schools have confirmed that Cruz has resigned, and he has been charged with simple assault and statutory rape.