Grant County teacher’s child seduction charge dismissed

UPDATE – On Wednesday, the State of Indiana dismissed their case again Mitchel Hueston on a charge of child seduction.

He was facing a level 6 felony.

It is unclear at this time why the charge was dropped.

Original Story: 

CONVERSE, Ind.– A Grant County teacher was arrested Friday on a charge of child seduction.

Mitchel Hueston has bonded out of the Grant County Jail since his arrest, officials confirmed.

Hueston is accused of fondling or touching a 16-year-old girl in the summer of 2016, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s office. At the time of his arrest, he was employed as a teacher at Oak Hill High School, located on the west side of Grant County.

Police say they were notified in early January 2017 of the allegations. A warrant was issued for his arrest on Feb. 9 and he turned himself in on Feb. 10.

Hueston was placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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