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Las Vegas school teacher charged with lewdness

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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

A Las Vegas middle school teacher was charged with two counts of open and gross lewdness, police said Wednesday.

Las Vegas Metro police announced the arrest of Alfphonso Washington, 47, in connection to allegations of a Lied Middle School teacher committing the acts at the campus.

Police said Metro's Sexual Assault detectives received information on the allegations in May.

Washington, a Henderson resident who also coaches girls' basketball at Lied, was identified as the suspect, police said. He appeared in court Tuesday and is due to appear again on Sept. 10.

Police are seeking additional information on the suspect. Police urged anyone with information to contact Metro's Sexual Assault Detail at 702-828-3421 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Stay tuned to FOX5 for the latest on this developing story.

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