UNION COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A teacher in Monroe was arrested after allegations surfaced about a relationship between him a former student that allegedly occurred between 2014 and 2015.
Larry Robinson, 64, is charged with five counts of felony taking indecent liberties with a student and five counts of felony sexual conduct with a student.
Investigators say Robinson, a teacher at Central Academy of Technology and Arts (CATA), and a former student were in a relationship during the student's junior year in 2014 that continued until the student graduated in 2015.
"Our detectives and officers conducted a thorough investigation, interviewing all individuals involved and determined there was sufficient evidence to substantiate the charges," said Monroe Police Chief Bryan Gilliard. "As with any case involving allegations of sexual misconduct or abuse, we must ensure we have completed all of our due diligence and evidence gathering before we present any formal charges. We shared all of our findings with the Union County District Attorney's office and mutually determined to move forward with the arrest."
Union County Public Schools sent a message to parents about the arrest:
No further information has been released.