A fourth-grade teacher in Tennessee was arrested and charged with raping a 12-year-old boy and inappropriately contacting young children playing online video games.
Is about Alissa McCommona 38-year-old woman from Covington, who was arrested and charged with rape of a child, the Covington Police Department and the Tipton County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.
McCommon, a mother of two, was taken to the Tipton County Jail after being detained at her Covington home; The woman has a bail of $25,000 dollars, according to information obtained by People.
On August 24, the father of one of the alleged victims came forward with allegations, according to Tipton County Schools Director Dr. John Combs. as reported by Fox 13.
Alissa McCommon, who taught English language arts and social studies at Charger Academy, was suspended without pay from her position by Tipton County Schools because of the allegations.
The police of Tennessee after Alissa McCommon
Covington police detectives began investigating the woman when they received information on August 24 from the Tennessee Department of Child Services about a report of allegations of sexual misconduct involving a teacher and a former studentpolice said in the statement, according to People.
Later, several minors came forward saying that “They became friends with their former teacher, McCommon, who began playing video games with them. and then interacted with them through social media applications, which led her to allegedly send inappropriate photographs and solicit sexual relations with the victims,” police said in the statement.
McCommon allegedly admitted to communicating inappropriately with former students, police say; There has been no evidence that any of the alleged activities occurred on any school campus.
Detectives from the Tipton County Sheriff’s Office and the Covington Police Department began working together after receiving information “regarding a victim or victims who were exposed to similar circumstances within the jurisdiction of the county, outside the boundaries of the city of Covington,” according to the statement.
Detectives continue to interview witnesses and identify other potential victims in the case. McCommon is scheduled to appear in court on October 13.
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