REDLANDS (AP) — Southern California school district officials were slow to tell police that a teacher was suspected of sexually abusing a student, who allegedly gave birth to the 16-year-old boy’s child last month.

The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports Redlands Unified School District officials learned of the allegations in May, but waited until July to tell police.

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Teacher Laura Whitehurst has been accused of sexually abusing at least three male students, one of whom is allegedly the father of a baby she gave birth to in June. That boy told his mother, who reported the allegations.

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Redlands detective Dominick Povero says their relationship began on a school-sponsored trip to Disneyland in July 2012.

Schools don’t have to be certain of sexual abuse before reporting their suspicions to police, who then investigate.

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