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Former Edmonton high school teacher apologizes for sex assault on student

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EDMONTON - A former Edmonton teacher has apologized in court to a student he admits to sexually assaulting nearly ten years ago.

Harvey James Klok, who is 48, pleaded guilty in December.

Klok used to teach at a Christian high school.

His lawyer said Friday that Klok is not a risk to the community, so he should just get a conditional sentence of 12 to 15 months of house arrest.

The Crown wants up to a year of actual jail time, plus two years of probation.

The judge will hand down his decision on May 12.

(CHED)

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Updated on Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 8:01 PM CDT: Fixes typo in headline.

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