North Edgecombe High School teacher arrested and charged with sex assault on campus
Published: Jan. 31, 2023 at 9:43 PM EST
LEGGETT, N.C. (WITN) -The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office says a North Edgecombe High School teacher has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a student on campus.
Authorities say back on January 19th, the reported victim told a school staff member that she had been sexually assaulted by a teacher on campus.
The teacher, 29-year-old Justin Tyson of Farmville, was arrested at his home Tuesday and charged with three counts of statutory sex offense with a child 13,14, or 15 years of age and where the defendant is at least six years older than the victim.
Tyson was given a $100,000 secured bond and placed in the Edgecombe County Detention Center.
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