A Liverpool lawyer and former high school teacher has been arrested on charges of Forcible Touching.

52 year old Thomas McCarthy was charged after an incident last month after hours in his Vine Street law offices in Liverpool.

Onondaga County Sheriffs Deputies say thier Abused Persons Unit investigated a case of forcible touching where a female employee at the office was the alleged victim.

McCarthy is a former Liverpool High School teacher who resigned from that job earlier this year.

McCarthy was arraigned on the charges in Village of Liverpool Court and is being held at the Justice Center on ten thousand dollars bail. Forcible Touching is a Class A Misdemeanor.

Sheriff's Deputies say anyone who feels they may also be a victim of McCarthy is being asked to contact Detective Robert Wafer in their Abused Persons Unit at 435-3092.