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Tarzana Teacher Arrested on Multiple Child Molestation Charges is Free on Bail

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A man teaching at Portola Middle School in Tarzana was arrested last week on charges of multiple instances of child molestation that allegedly occurred last decade, according to LAPD.

The suspect, 39-year-old Sean Wellbaum of Canoga Park, is now free on $600,000 bail. The victim, now a 22-year-old man, told investigators that Wellbaum molested him repeatedly between the ages of 11 and 16, when Wellbaum was a teacher at Columbus Middle School in Canoga Park.