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Nov 20, 2013 4:16 PM by Jennifer Horbelt

Widefield High School teacher facing allegations of child sex assault

EL PASO COUNTY, CO- A local teacher is facing allegations of child sex assault.

Lee Edward Riddle, 29-years-old, is facing a felony charge of Sexual Assault on a Child by one in a Position of Trust. Riddle is a teacher at Widefield High School.

On November 15, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office got word of a possible sexual assault that happened at the school. After speaking with several witnesses, detectives with the sheriff's office say their investigation revealed Riddle had inappropriate contact with more than one student.

Riddle is currently behind bars on $25,000 bond. There is no official word as to his status with the school at this time.

Investigators say, due to the ages of the victims and nature of the offense, they will not be releasing additional information.

They are urging anyone with information related to this case to call the El Paso County Sheriff's Office at 719-390-5555.



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