Orlando Florida. – A first-grade teacher at Deerwood Elementary School has been arrested for sexual assault of a minor, the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office announced.
Marcos López, chief bailiff, said the victim’s 15-year-old father went to confront the defendant when he discovered the attack and then called authorities.
During the investigation, authorities discovered that the suspect is a teacher at the school and that he met the victim through a dating app.
López said there could be more underage victims of the man, for which he asked child and adolescent officials to report the cases if they learn anything.
The man has been identified as Joel Velasco Tapil.