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Former CPS teacher charged with Molestation in Indiana

Lee Tibbetts (Source FOX59, Indianapolis) Lee Tibbetts (Source FOX59, Indianapolis)

Posted by Amber Jenkins - email

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (FOX19) - A former teacher for Cincinnati Public Schools has been arrested and charged with molestation while he was teaching in Indianapolis.

Lee Tibbetts, 33, has been charged with five counts of Child Molestation and one count of Child Solicitation. Police say there are accusations that Tibbetts molested a 13-year-old student in March of this year. Tibbetts was a math teacher at John Marshall Community High school.

During an investigation, police also found that there was another allegation against Tibbetts involving a 15-year-old boy in July of 2008. He was arrested and charged Friday.

According to Cincinnati Public Schools, Tibbetts was an elementary school teacher at Hoffman Parham School from the 2002-2003 school year to the 2006-2007school year.

Towards the end of the school year, there were allegations that Tibbetts had made inappropriate advances to an 18-year-old volunteer at the school. Cincinnati Public Schools conducted and internal investigation. During the investigation, Lee Tibbetts resigned to take a position in Indianapolis.

Tibbetts is currently being held at the Marion County Jail.

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