Beau L. Engle

Engle was arrested on 10 counts of child seduction, a level 5 felony.

TIPTON – A Tipton High School teacher was charged with 10 counts of child seduction, a level 5 felony.

Beau L. Engle, 37, is being held in the Tipton County Jail without bond.

According to Tipton Police Department Assistant Chief Jeff Stout, officers received a tip about the alleged activity, prompting an investigation.

Officers received enough probable cause to arrest Engle, said Stout. The alleged juvenile in the case is a student at the high school, he said. Officers at this time believe there is one alleged victim.

The alleged relationship between Engle and the student was believed to have gone on for more than a year, according to Stout.

Stout said further details, such as what Engle is suspected to have done to be charged, are not available at this time, but more information will be released at a later date.

According to the Tipton School Corporation website, Engle taught Industrial Technology.

Cody Neuenschwander can be reached at 765-454-8570 or by email at cody@kokomotribune.com

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