Hialeah Teacher Punched 17-Year-Old in Face When She Refused To Have Sex: Police

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.