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Brighton middle school teacher accused of sexually inappropriate behavior toward students

Posted at 5:23 PM, Feb 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-16 19:23:19-05

BRIGHTON, Colo. — Police in Brighton are investigating allegations that an Overland Trail Middle School teacher behaved in a sexually inappropriate manner with students.

According to a Friday news release from the Brighton Police Department, the unnamed teacher and another staff member, who may have failed to report the alleged incident, have been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation. Charges have yet to be filed. 

Police declined to release details, including when the alleged incident occurred, surrounding the allegations. They say officials with School District 27J are cooperating with the investigation.