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Richard Laqua, along with attorney Lawrence Kropp, listen to the charges Wednesday in Southeast District Court in Jamestown. Keith Norman / Forum Communications

Jamestown teacher accused of assaulting girl resigns

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A Jamestown Public Schools employee facing two felony charges filed a letter of resignation late last week.

Richard Laqua, 54, filed a standard letter of resignation late on Friday afternoon.


The Jamestown Public School Board now has to decide at Monday's meeting whether to add his letter of resignation to the regular agenda and what type of action to take.

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