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Teacher accused of sexual assault in class

Published On: Apr 25 2014 05:04:52 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 25 2014 08:41:59 PM CDT

A Schuylkill County teacher is facing charges she allegedly sexually assaulted a student during class.

ORWIGSBURG, Pa. -

A Schuylkill County teacher is facing charges she allegedly sexually assaulted a student during class.

Lisa Barnes, 45, of Pottsville, is accused of inappropriately touching a 13-year-old boy at Blue Mountain Middle School in Orwigsburg.

The incident allegedly happened last month and is still under investigation.

School officials told 69 News that Barnes has been placed on administrative leave for the time-being.