ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A middle school teacher in Albuquerque has been arrested for allegedly touching a young student sexually.
Police say Kenneth Jehle inappropriately touched a 13-year-old student multiple times over the past few months at Taft Middle School.
According to a criminal complaint, one of the incidents happened in front of another student.
Jehle was still jailed Thursday night, charged with criminal sexual contact of a minor.
He’s being held on a $50,000 cash only bond.
Albuquerque Public Schools has placed Jehle on leave until the investigation is complete.