Former Cromwell High School coach arrested for sexual relationship with student


CROMWELL, Conn. (WTNH)– A former Cromwell High School coach has been arrested Wednesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a student.

Police say that 41-year-old Philip Russo, of Bloomfield, was arrested after an investigation into a sexual relationship between him and a student athlete.

Russo was charged with sexual assault and was released on a $200,000 bond.

He had resigned from his position as an assistant soccer coach from the Cromwell School District in May 2019.

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