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An employee at Wilson STEM Academy was arrested for sexual charges on Wednesday, Charlotte Mecklenburg Police reported on Twitter Wednesday evening.

The suspect, identified as 25-year-old David Lucas, has been charged with indecent liberties with a child, taking indecent liberties with a student by a school administrator, and first degree kidnapping.  

Lucas was employed as a family engagement advocate for the west Charlotte school.

According to a news release by CMPD, on Tuesday, shortly after 2:30 p.m., a CMPD school resource officer for Wilson STEM Academy notified the department of a juvenile female victim who reported being inappropriately touched by an adult male employee at the school.

Police said Lucas was arrested without incident and is currently in the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office. 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the lead detective in this case, Detective Adams at 704-432-0547. 

Jalon is a general assignment reporter for QCity Metro. He is a graduate of North Carolina Central University and an avid sports fan. (jalon@qcitymetro.com)

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