PALMDALE (CBSLA.com) — A teacher has been arrested on suspicion of molesting a 17-year-old student with special needs at a Palmdale high school.
Aaron Alvidrez, 28, a teacher at Highland High School, was charged Tuesday with multiple felony counts of committing sodomy on a minor, oral copulation on a minor and meeting a minor for the purposed of committing a lewd act, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.READ MORE: San Bernardino County Cracking Down On Sale, Use Of Illegal Fireworks With New Reporting Tool
The student told school officials Monday that Alvidrez had assaulted him several times in September.
“The assaults took place inside a classroom at Highland High School and inside the teacher’s vehicle,” Sgt. Brian Hudson said.READ MORE: NBC Will Not Air 2022 Golden Globes Amid Hollywood Foreign Press Association Controversy
Hudson added that Alvidrez was a long-term substitute teacher at the school and that the victim was enrolled in a special-needs program there.
After an investigation, Alvidrez was arrested at a home in Lancaster.MORE NEWS: Game On: LAUSD Says Venice High Baseball Team Can Play On Renovated Field
He was being held on $325,000 bond.