A Teacher has Been Accused of Engaging in Sexual Acts with a Child After Communicating via Snapchat
- A teacher has been accused of sexually abusing a 15-year-old pupil after befriending him on snapchat, a court has heard.
- The pupil, who can not be named for legal reasons failed to tell anyone, as the teacher allegedly told him she was pregnant with his child and insinuated that she would accuse him of rape if he told anyone.
- Jurors heard how she approached the child at a sports award evening, added him on Snapchat messenger and later asked him if he wanted to meet privately. The teacher allegedly picked him in her car and drove to a field to have sex and later sent the boy topless pictures of herself, which, it is alleged were passed between classmates the court heard.
- The defendant has denied three counts of causing or inciting a child aged under 16 years to engage in a sexual act, one count of sexual communication with a child, one count of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activities while in a position of trust and one count of causing a child to watch a sexual act by a person in a position of trust. The trial continues.