Ex-Genoa coach accused of having sex with student found not guilty

Joseph Bergman, Jr., 29.

A former assistant wrestling coach at Genoa High School accused of having sex with a student was acquitted of a sexual battery charge on Wednesday.

According to published reports, 29-year-old Joseph Bergman, Jr. broke down in tears as the verdict was read.

Bergman was accused of having sex with a 17-year-old girl who had been a statistician for the wrestling team.

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