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NYC education official arrested in Wisconsin for child sex crime charged in federal court


A top city education official arrested over the weekend in Wisconsin for a child sex crime has been charged in federal court, according to police officials.

David Hay, the deputy chief of staff for schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, was arrested Sunday at the Milwaukee airport on suspicion of electronically contacting a minor for sex.

He was booked at the Winnebago County Jail and was immediately fired from his position at the city Education Department.

An official from the county sheriff’s office released Hay’s mugshot on Thursday. The Neenah (Wis.) Police Department said in a statement Thursday evening that Hay faces federal charges, and referred all question to the U.S. Attorney’s office

It was unclear Thursday whether Hay has obtained a lawyer.