A Union Pines High School teacher is behind bars for engaging in sex acts with a student.

Jilian Lee Reynolds, 41, of Pinehurst, was arrested Monday and charged with one count of felony indecent liberties with a student and one count of felony sex act with a student, according to a news release from Moore County Sheriff’s Office.

“On May 20, 2019, the Moore County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Moore County Schools Police Department with a request for assistance in investigating a report of an inappropriate relationship between a student and teacher,” said the department. “The victim was identified as a current student at Union Pines High School.”

Moore County Schools Police Department assisted sheriff’s detectives in the arrest.

Reynolds was booked just before 4:30 p.m. at the Moore County Detention Center and placed under a $150,000 secured bond, has a June 27 court date and is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Moore County Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip Line at 910-947-4444.

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