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Former high school teacher arrested for sexual abuse


An arrest warrant has been issued for the son, 23-year-old Ryan Allen, according to Reading...
An arrest warrant has been issued for the son, 23-year-old Ryan Allen, according to Reading police.(MGN)
Published: Apr. 29, 2022 at 5:47 PM CDT
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HOPKINSVILLE, KY. (WSMV) - A former Trigg County High School teacher was arrested Wednesday after violating charges of sexual abuse.

Kentucky State Police said former Trigg County Public School Teacher Ashley Wells, 34, of Hopkinsville, was indicted by a Christian County Grand Jury Friday for first-degree sexual abuse. The indictment alleges she made sexual contact in Dec. 2016 with a 17-year-old with whom she held a position of special authority or trust.

Kentucky State Police said Wells was arrested Wednesday for violation of KRS 510.110 Sexual Abuse in the first degree and lodged in the Christian County Jail.

This is an ongoing investigation, and we will update this story as we learn more.

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