COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Springs Police say a high school teacher has been arrested on suspicion of having an inappropriate relationship with a female student.
Authorities say 30-year-old Roger Thomas French Jr. was arrested Thursday on a charge of sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust.READ MORE: Advice For New Moms Amid A Pandemic: It's OK To Let Friends' Advice 'Go In One Ear, Out The Other'
A message left on French’s phone wasn’t immediately returned and online jail records didn’t indicate whether he had an attorney. Bail was set at $25,000.READ MORE: 'Love Has Won' Cult Members Officially Charged After Leader's Mummified Remains Found
Police say French taught at Mesa Ridge High School in the Widefield School District in southern Colorado Springs.
Police say they believe the alleged relationship was an isolated incident but they are still investigating.MORE NEWS: Denver Police Find Stolen Jeep With 2-Year-Old Child Inside, Search For Suspect Continues
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