A teacher at North Gaston High School was charged Tuesday with indecent liberties with a student by a teacher.
Stewart Oakley Rice, 23, of Dallas, N.C., turned himself in at the Gaston County Magistrate’s Office and was served with an arrest warrant by a Gaston County Police officer. Rice was released on a written promise to appear in court on the charge.
Police investigated after a staff member notified the school’s resource officer about a teacher having an inappropriate relationship with a student.
Rice was interviewed and cooperated with the investigation, police said. The female student also was interviewed.
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Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Gaston County Police at 704-866-3320 or Crime Stoppers at 704-861-8000.