BREAKING: Teacher accused of having sex with student identified by Dothan police

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UPDATE:

Dothan police have identified the teacher accused of having sex with a student.

They have provided the following release:

“On Friday May 3, 2019 The Dothan Police Department was notified by Dothan City Schools that a teacher from Dothan High School was possibly engaging in sexual acts with a student. Investigators responded to the school and began an investigation into the claims.

The teacher, Julia Engle (29) of Dothan, was taken to the Dothan Police Department for an interview. Engle and two students were interviewed. After interviews were completed Investigators arrested Engle and charged her with one count of a School employee engaging in a sex act with a student under the age of 19 years. The bond has been set at $30,000.00.

This investigation is ongoing and more charges could be filed at a later date. Anyone with any additional information regarding this case is urged to contact the Dothan Police Department at 334-615-3000. All persons are innocent until proven guilty.”

ORIGINAL REPORT:

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Dothan police are investigating a faculty member at Dothan High School, according to Chief Steve Parrish.

Sources outside of the police department say the teacher, unnamed at the moment, is reported to have been in a sexual relationship with a student.

We will update you as more information comes out.

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