SUFFOLK, Va. — Police said they arrested a teacher who is accused of inappropriate physical contact with a student.
Bruce Todd Gidley, 60, is charged with indecent liberties with a child by a custodian, and sexual abuse of a child ages 13 and 14.
Police said they were contacted Sept. 18 after the female student told her mother of the incident, which allegedly happened at King's Fork High School a day earlier.
Gidley was arrested later that same day.
A spokeswoman for Suffolk Public Schools said that Gidley taught Career & Technical Education at the high school and that he began working for the school division in 2012.
Suffolk Public Schools placed Gidley on administrative leave as a result of the allegation and his arrest.
Police say their investigation remains ongoing.