Two students arrested at Huntsville schools for sex-related offenses

Published: Nov. 8, 2019 at 3:59 PM CST
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The Huntsville Police Department is investigating two separate cases of sex-related offenses they say involve students.

According to records obtained by KBTX, the Huntsville Police Department responded to a call of Distribution of Child Pornography at Huntsville High School on Wednesday, November 7.

A shift report on Friday said a student was arrested on a charge of Unlawful Promotion of Intimate Visual Material and then released to a guardian.

At the same time on Wednesday morning, records show Huntsville police also responded to a call of Indecency with a Child at Mance Park Middle School on 8th Street.

In that case, a student was charged with Indecency with a Child and was released to a guardian, according to the shift report by HPD.

A spokesman for the Huntsville Police Department on Friday said these are separate incidents being investigated and said additional information would have to come from the school district.

A spokeswoman for Huntsville ISD released the following statement on Friday afternoon:

"Two Huntsville ISD students were arrested on Thursday, November 7, 2019, for unrelated incidents. At the conclusion of two separate campus investigations, two juvenile students were arrested and turned over to the Huntsville Police Department for proper processing. Student discipline matters are confidential but we can confirm that the Huntsville High School student was arrested for Unlawful Promotion of Intimate Visual Material and the Mance Park Middle School student was arrested for Indecency with a Child. In both cases, the incidents occurred sometime last week but were not immediately reported to school officials. Appropriate administrative action will be administered to each student in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct."

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