Gymnastics teacher charged with sex crimes

March 7, 2008 9:14:31 AM PST
Sanford Police have charged a gymnastics coach on 15-counts of indecent liberties.

Phillip Thompson was arrested Thursday in Morrisville. Police say Thompson molested 11-female students while employed at Sanford Academy of Gymnastics and Cheerleading.

The alleged victims ranged in ages between six and 15. Thomas was working at a similar facility in Morrisville as an instructor.

He's being held under a million dollars bond.