A high school teacher in California has been arrested after exchanging a series of inappropriate texts with a person posing as a minor online, police said.
Deputies of the Northern Patrol received reports Nov. 18 video posted on social media, according to a press release from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.
Roger Cavigan of Long Beach, a teacher at Foothill Middle School in Tustin, was spotted on TikTok ran into a man for sharing inappropriate messages with a minor, CBS LA reports. The person in the video pretended to be a minor.
McClatchy News reached out to the Tustin Unified School District and Foothill High School on Nov. 25 and is awaiting a response.
The 55-year-old was arrested Nov. 23 and booked into the Orange County Jail on “suspicion of contacting a minor with intent to sexually assault,” according to a news release.
Investigators believe there may be more victims, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call 714-647-4006.
Tustin is about 40 miles southeast of Los Angeles.