- Associated Press - Thursday, February 27, 2020

FLATWOODS, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky teacher was arrested at a middle school after being accused of inappropriate behavior with a student.

Derrick Elliott, 57, was arrested Wednesday at Russell Middle School and charged with second-degree sodomy, news outlets reported.

The case involved a student who was under the age of 14, according to a complaint obtained by news outlets.

Elliott was no longer employed with the school and has been barred from entering onto district property, Russell Independent Schools Superintendent Sean Horne said.

The matter was being investigated by the Flatwoods Police Department.

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