NORTH COUNTY (KMOV.com) - A softball coach at McCluer North High School is accused of making “inappropriate communications” with female students.

Timothy Nagel, 35, is charged with patronizing prostitution and attempted sexual contact with a student.

Police say Nagel made inappropriate communications with multiple female students starting in April.

Florissant police are asking anyone that might be a victim to call them at 314-831-7000.

Nagel is being held in the St. Louis County Jail on a $15,000 bond.

The following note was sent home to parents:

Good Evening McCluer North Families,

I'm writing to inform you of a developing situation involving a McCluer North staff member.

We became aware of allegations regarding inappropriate communications between a McCluer North staff member and students. School and District administration immediately began an investigation and notified law enforcement.

The staff member has been placed on administrative leave. If the allegations are found true the staff member will be terminated.

Student safety is our first priority. Please remind your child to report any unsafe situation to an administrator or trusted adult or report the incident using our online reporting tool www.psstworld.com. You can find the link on our school website. Open communication between school and home is important. We will keep you informed of any incidents that occur at school.

Sincerely,

Dr. Andy Croley

Principal

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