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A Kentucky substitute teacher is accused of sexually abusing her eighth-grade student, authorities said this week.
Alexandria Allen, 25, allegedly carried out a months-long sexual relationship with her underage pupil in 2020. The substitute teacher at Royal Spring Middle School in Georgetown, as WLEX reported, was charged with three counts of third-degree rape on Monday.
The 15-year-old’s mother initially came forward to police saying that she found nude pictures and video of Allen on her son’s cell phone. The educator was the teen’s tutor, according to his mother.
"I was disgusted because you're supposed to be helping him, and she wasn't helping him at all," the woman told WLEX.
The case initially began as a missing person case, police said.
The alleged rapes occurred between March and October at various hotels in the Georgetown area, according to arrest warrants. The teen boy did tell forensic investigators he had sexual relations with his teacher.
“We are confident with these charges, and we have submitted search warrants to various social media accounts requesting information to aid this investigation,” Georgetown Assistant Police Chief Darin Allgood told Oxygen.com.
The case remains open and ongoing and further charges are a possibility, police said. No other alleged victims have come forward.
Allen pleaded not guilty to the charges via an attorney. She posted a $2,500 cash bond and was released from police custody on Jan. 5, Scott County Jail confirmed. A judge ordered her to have no contact with the alleged victim.
Allen is scheduled for a preliminary hearing at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 2, court records obtained by Oxygen.com show. She doesn’t appear to have a previous criminal record.
The Scott County School System has terminated Allen’s employment.
“Ms. Allen is prohibited from working in Scott County Schools,” the school officials told the New York Post in a statement. “She was hired as a substitute teacher in January of 2020.”
The alleged victim no longer attends the school. Oxygen.com was unable to immediately reach school officials on Thursday, however, police indicated Scott County School System is cooperating with investigators.
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