Cops charge teenage sex text teacher

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A FE­MALE teacher has been ar­rested for send­ing ex­plicit text mes­sages to a teenage stu­dent.

She al­legedly sent a string of texts try­ing to en­tice the 15-year-old boy into sex.

Amanda Lud­wig, who has taught art at a sec­ondary school in Illi­nois since 2009, was ar­rested fol­low­ing a tip off.

School of­fi­cers and po­lice con­ducted a joint in­ves­ti­ga­tion and 28-year-old Lud­wig was ar­rested dur­ing a school bas­ket­ball game.

A spokesman for the ed­u­ca­tion author­ity said: “We com­mend our school re­source of­fi­cers for their pro­fes­sional and im­me­di­ate ap­proach to han­dling this in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

“The ac­cu­sa­tions made are ex­tremely se­ri­ous and we will con­tinue to fully co­op­er­ate through­out the re­main­der of the in­ves­ti­ga­tion.”

Lud­wig is be­ing held in jail and has been charged with en­tic­ing a mi­nor for sex. She is due in court this week.

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