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Florida teacher inappropriately touched a student, authorities say

Florida high school teacher Kevin Thomas Moglia was arrested after the alleged unlawful touching of a mature student.

(Hernando County Sheriff’s Office)

A Florida high school teacher was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge last week, accused of inappropriately touching a 19-year-old male student.

The teacher was identified as Kevin Thomas Moglia, 61, the Tampa Bay Times reported.

The security camera footage of Nov. 6 appeared to show Moglia the touch of a mature student, authorities said, adding that the teacher was arrested Nov. 30 and released Dec. 1 after placing a $500 deposit, the paper reported.

The student told the authorities that he be immediately notified of the school after the incident, and the height of the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office later in the day, the paper reported, citing the arrest report.

The school declined to comment on why the do not report it to the authorities, the paper reported.

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Benjamin Brown is a reporter from Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @bdbrown473.

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