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Derren Justin Evans was granted $25,000 bond Thursday morning over the objections of the high school freshman he’s accused of sexually assaulting.

The Providence Christian Academy student and her father are fearful that once Evans posts bond, they could run into him on the street, said Assistant District Attorney Karen West.

Evans was arrested in May after the student told a school counselor that Evans repeatedly groped her, forcibly kissed her and asked for nude photos over Snapchat. Evans was a long-term substitute teacher and coach at Providence Christian Academy at the time of the alleged abuse.

Evans is prohibited from contacting the girl or her father while out on bond; if he does, he will be held in jail without bond until his case concludes.

“I’ve told him if he sees her in the community, he is to literally turn around and run,” Evan’s lawyer Stacy Levy said while requesting bond for her client. “He is in good shape. He’s a physical education teacher. He knows how to get gone.”

Evans is also barred from entering Providence Christian Academy.

Levy said she believes Evans is not guilty of the accusations.

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Andria Seo

Andria Seo is an Associate Attorney at Crew Janci LLP. Andria is a graduate of the New York University School of Law. During law school, she worked with the National Center for Youth Law, the Legal Aid Society, and the NYCLU. Prior to joining the team at Crew Janci LLP, Andria advocated for vulnerable children and their families as a staff attorney at Partnership for Children’s Rights, a nonprofit based in New York City. Andria also previously worked assisting in the representation of victims of a terrorist attack in civil suits. Andria moved to Portland in 2016 and joined Crew Janci LLP in 2017. She is admitted to practice in Oregon and New York