EDGECOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- A high school teacher in Edgecombe County is facing three counts of statutory sex offense with a child during a period of years starting when the child was 13 years old.
Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office said Justin Tyson, 29, was taken into custody at his home Tuesday.
On Jan. 19, the sheriff's office got a call from Edgecombe County Public Schools to report a sexual assault that happened at North Edgecombe High School.
The victim in the case told staffers that she had been sexually assaulted by a teacher.
Tyson is being held on a $100,000 bond.