VALENCIA ( — A 35-year-old Panorama City man is under arrest for alleged inappropriate conduct with a student.

Authorities said they first began investigating Carl Astrera last month.

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Astrera is a teacher at the Legacy Christian Academy School located in the 27600 block of Dickason Drive in Valencia.

Officials said Astrera was arrested following a nearly month-long investigation.They said the alleged inappropriate conduct lasted a year-and-a-half.

The suspect is charged with one felony count of annoying/molesting a child. He was booked today at the Santa Clarity Valley Sheriff’s Station. Astrera is out after posting a $20,000 bail.

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Detectives believe there may be additional victims. The suspect has been employed at the school for several years.  The school’s website lists Astrera as a Computer/IT teacher for grades K-8th.

Officials told KCAL9’s Andrea Fujii the alleged victim is an 11-year-old male student.

“The victim disclosed that the teacher would say inappropriate things to him and touch him in a manner that made him uncomfortable,” said LA County Sheriff’s Sgt. Brian Hudson.

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Anyone with information about this or any other incident is asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Special Victims Bureau at (877) 710-5273.