Paulding County high school teacher arrested

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) - A suburban Atlanta high school teacher has been arrested after police found him in public park with a 17-year-old female student.

Cpl. Brandon Gurley with the Paulding County Sheriff's Office says 42-year-old Eric Woodworth was in a parked car late Tuesday night with the teenager.

He was charged with sexual assault and obstruction.

Gurley said the girl was charged with giving a false name and date of birth to a police officer.

Her name was not released.

Woodworth is being held on $4,250 bond. He teaches physical education and coaches ninth-grade football at Paulding County High

Paulding County school officials could not be reached for comment.

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