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Two more girls say they were victimized by teacher

WAUKEGAN – Lake County authorities say two more girls have come forward claiming that a suburban Chicago grade school teacher sexually abused them.

An arrest warrant was issued last week by the Lake County Sheriff’s Department for Michael R. Vucic, an 18-year teacher at Gavin South Middle School in Ingleside for an alleged attack on a girl authorities say was under 13 years old. Vucic is charged with predatory criminal sexual assault and criminal sexual assault.

Lake County Sheriff’s Sgt. Sara Balmes told the Daily Herald in Arlington Heights the international police agency Interpol has confirmed Vucic, traveling on a U.S. passport, boarded an Air Berlin flight from O’Hare International Airport to Germany on Aug. 26.

Balmes said Vucic has family in Lake Forest which hasn’t been very cooperative with investigators.

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