An Elysian Fields High School student has been arrested after officials said he engaged in “improper sexual contact” with a female minor on a school bus.
Timothy Lyle Carr Jr., 18, of DeBerry has been charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child, indecency with a child sexual contact and indecency with a child exposes. He is being held in the Panola County Detention Center on $100,000 bond.
Investigators with the Panola County Sheriff’s Office were called to Elysian Fields High School to meet with deputies from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, the Panola County Sheriff’s Office said in a Thursday statement.
Once there, investigators were shown video from one of Elysian Fields ISD’s school buses. The video showed Carr “engage in improper sexual contact with a female juvenile” while the bus was dropping off students in Panola County, the sheriff’s office said.
“Carr was summoned to the principal’s office and agreed to accompany the Panola County investigators back to Panola County for an interview,” the sheriff’s office statement said. “At the completion of the interview, Panola County investigators obtained warrants and Car was brought to the Panola County Detention Center.”