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Former Woodford Green teacher in court accused of grooming teenager

15:31 11 August 2014

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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.

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