Police: Lifeguard sent inappropriate texts to 13-year-old

Joshua E. Jacobs (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
Joshua E. Jacobs (Source: Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

ST. BERNARD, OH (FOX19) - A lifeguard at the St. Bernard pool has been arrested and charged with Importuning and Sexual Imposition of a 13-year-old girl.

According to the St. Bernard Police Department, Joshua E. Jacobs, 18, sent inappropriate text messages to a 13-year-old girl. Jacobs reportedly admitted the offenses to police. Police are examining the cell phones of both Jacobs and the victim.

Police say Jacobs was immediately suspended by the St. Bernard Recreation Department on August 3rd, when the charges were first made against him. A termination hearing is pending.

Jacobs is in the Hamilton County Justice Center.

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