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Benjamin Robert Cano sentenced

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(WJLA) - A Maryland teacher arrested for inappropriately touching students was sentenced Tuesday.

Benjamin Robert Cano, 33, was arrested in June 2013 for for inappropriately touching three girls at A. Mario Loiederman Middle School in Silver Spring.

In a plea deal, the charges were reduced to two misdemeanor sex offenses in the fourth degree and assault in the second degree. Tuesday, Cano was sentenced to two years supervised probation. The circuit court judge also said that Cano is to have no unsupervised contact with minors, he can't get a job that involves youth and he should seek mental health treatment as directed by his probation officer.

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