High School Basketball Coach Accused Of Indecent Liberties With Student

A high school basketball coach has been arrested after deputies investigated allegations of a sexual assault involving a student.

Wayne County deputies say Glen Darden has been charged with taking indecent liberties with a student.

The school system says the 59-year-old Darden is in his second year as head boys basketball coach at Eastern Wayne High School. They say Darden, who is also an instructional assistant at the school, was placed on administrative leave on December 13th.

Deputies say on December 12th they received the report of the possible assault. The victim told a school resource officer that it happened the day before on school property.

A news release said the victim was an underage girl.

Darden has been at Eastern Wayne since March 2003.