Search

Former Woodford Green teacher in court accused of grooming teenager

15:31 11 August 2014

Bancroft

Bancroft's School

Archant

A former private school teacher appeared in court via video link today after he was accused of grooming a teenage girl.

John Wunderle, who previously worked as a maths teacher at Bancroft’s School in Woodford Green, appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court via video for a preliminary hearing.

No pleas were entered and Wunderle’s case was listed for mention on Monday October 20, when he is expected to plead.

The 34-year-old, of Waltham Abbey, stands accused of two counts of engaging in non-penetrative sexual activity with a girl aged 13-15 years, between March 1 and May 19 this year.

He also stands accused of abusing a position trust by causing/inciting sexual activity with a girl aged 13-17 years, between March 1 and May 19 and between May 20 and May 29.

Wunderle was remanded in custody.

Latest News Stories

46 minutes ago
The pair stole bank cards and cash from ATM users

Issa Mahmood, 19, was sentenced on Friday, February 13 for his part in the thefts, which took place between September 2013 and August 2014.

07:01
Ilford Lane action day - enforcement officers from all different departments such as street cleaning, planning, trading standards etc, joining together for a blitz of Ilford Lane, an area known for issues such as prostitution.

Illegal workers were targeted during a joint operation involving immigration, customs, council and police officers this week.

07:00
Damaged vehicles in Hampton Road

Police are appealing for information after a driver collided with “between five to eight cars” in a street just after midnight in the early hours of Thursday.

A Greater Anglia train at Ilford train Station.

Services are almost back up to speed for Greater Anglia following cancellations this morning however there are still some disruptions.

Most read news

A South Korean court has abolished a 62-year-old law that criminalised extramarital affairs, pleasing a prominent condom maker.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ilford Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24
Our trusted business finder