(KMOV.com) – A teacher at Ritenour High School has been accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student.
Jared Lehnhoff-Bell, 35, has been charged with statutory rape, statutory sodomy, and sexual contact with a student.
Authorities allege he had sex with the victim several times between March 19 and April 10 at his home. Police said they found a note addressed to victim in his pocket when they caught him. According to police, he had luggage in his car and was trying to escape when he was arrested.
Lehnhoff-Bell has been teaching at Ritenour since 2002. He has been placed on administrative leave and is currently sitting in jail on $25,000 bail.