Middle school teacher charged with sex crimes involving students

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Middle School Teacher Charge With Inappropriately Touching Students

- A grand jury indicted a middle school teacher in Caldwell County, North Carolina, on five felony counts of taking indecent liberties with a child.

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WSOC-TV reporter Dave Faherty was there as authorities brought in 29-year-old Justin Biggs. 

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Police said Biggs has resigned from his teaching position at William Lenoir Middle School.

Lenoir police said they began their investigation in November after a female middle school student reported being assaulted on school grounds. The investigation led to more students coming forward, totaling five, according to police.

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The indictments said Biggs, who was a math teacher and softball coach at the middle school, committed a lewd act on a child

Police said all of the incidents happened on school grounds.

"It's hard on the school and the children there,” Lenoir police Capt. Brent Phelps said. “These are tough cases."

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A grand jury in Caldwell County, North Carolina, indicted Justin Biggs, 29, on five felony counts of taking indecent liberties with a child. (Photo via WSOCTV.com)

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