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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

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Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD), Devonshire Area, Sexual Assault Unit detectives have arrested 51-year-old Mark Stephen Hubbard, a high school teacher, for sex crimes against an underage student.  Investigators believe there may be additional victims who have not yet reported being victimized by Hubbard, and they are hoping any additional victims will come forward.

On November 21, 2010, Devonshire detectives became aware of allegations of an ongoing sexual relationship between a high school student and the suspect.  On the same date, Hubbard was arrested and booked for multiple sex crime charges.  He is currently released from jail after posting $100,000 bail. Charges are pending as the investigation continues.

Hubbard was employed at Hillcrerst Christian School in Granada Hills for eight years and served as a health teacher, athletic director and assistant coach for boys basketball/baseball teams.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Los Angeles Police Department Devonshire Detectives at 818-832-0979 or 818-832-0978.   During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.   Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.