Teacher charged with 3 counts of sex offenses at high school involving student

(As originally published with bells and whistles, Wed, February 1st 2023, 2:19 PM EST)

TARBORO, N.C. (TND) — A sheriff’s office got a call about a sexual assault at a high school and at the end of the investigation, deputies arrested a teacher.

Authorities said the victim told a staff member she had been sexually assaulted by a teacher on campus.

That happened two weeks ago in Edgecombe County, N.C., near Rocky Mount.

Detectives and the school system both started investigations.

SIMILAR:

Teacher Justin Tyson was charged with 3 counts of a statutory sex offense with a child 13, 14, 15 years of age, with the defendant at least 6 years older than the victim, Jan. 31, 2023. (Edgecombe Co. Sheriff’s Office)

Tuesday, North Edgecombe High School history teacher Justin Tyson was arrested at his home.

He’s charged with three counts of a statutory sex offense with a child 13, 14, 15 years of age, with the defendant at least six years older than the victim.

Tyson, 29, was being held on $100,000 secured bond.

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