34-year-old David Azurmendi, a health teacher at the LÃ©man Manhattan Preparatory School, was arrested on Thursday, July 30th,Â after having sex with a 16-year-old student in the bathroom of an East Village nightclub while she was intoxicated.
He is a married father of two children who taught at the prep school for three years. The teenager admitted she had been drinking before she joined Azurmendi in the bathroom. She also told the police that she met him through a friend who was in his home room and that she was not a student in his class.
The teacher was arrested after the school principal, who got the information from the teenâ€™s male friend, reported the case to the police. Azurmendi was charged with third-degree rape and his bail was set at $5,000.