BX educator pleads not guilty to sex abuse charges

THE BRONX - A Bronx assistant principal has pleaded not guilty to charges that he sexually abused two young students.

According to police, 59-year-old Joseph Ponzo inappropriately touched the breasts of two girls at P.S. 106. He was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of sex abuse and one count endangering the welfare of a child.

Ponzo's next court appearance is scheduled for May 3.

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