Allegations of rape made against Mamaroneck middle school teacher

Allegations of statutory rape have been made against a Mamaroneck middle school teacher.Omar Rodriguez, 27, a music teacher at Hommocks Middle School, has already been charged for allegedly inappropriately touching and taking risqué pictures of some of his young female students. On Saturday, a 16-year-old from Connecticut told police she and Rodriguez had sex several times over a couple of months. The alleged victim knew Rodriguez from a church choir group and says she decided to come forward after hearing about last week?s charges. Rodriguez surrendered to police Monday afternoon and an investigation is underway. In the meantime, some parents have filed a lawsuit saying they had no knowledge school officials interviewed their children about the alleged molestation until after the fact.