A teacher’s aide at a middle school in central Ohio is facing multiple criminal charges, including rape, after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a student.
Mandy Davis, 33, of South Bloomfield, Ohio, is charged with rape, gross sexual imposition and unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, according to a news release from the Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office. Davis will make her first appearance in court today.
Investigators in the sheriff’s office executed a search warrant for her home, secured evidence and arrested Davis on Wednesday, the sheriff’s office said.
Davis was charged with first-degree rape, third-degree gross sexual imposition and fourth-degree unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, all felonies, and arraigned Circleville, Ohio court on Thursday.
The Teays Valley Local School District said Davis was fired.
‘We take these allegations very seriously and are committed to the safety and well-being of our students as our first priority,’ the district said in a statement.