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Faculty Member Fired After Sexual Abuse Allegation

FARMINGTON, Maine - University of Maine at Farmington officials announced the termination of a part-time faculty member Tuesday after the school reviewed allegations that he sexually abused a minor at a New York City school in the 1990s.The Sun Journal reports that university President Edward Serna announced in a statement that Bruce McInnes had been terminated on Jan. 10 following a review of the allegations that were made known to school officials in the fall.

Serna says the seriousness of the allegations and the findings of the review warrants the termination to "address an unacceptable risk."

A call to a phone number listed under McInnes's name was not returned.