SAN ANTONIO – An elementary school teacher at Judson Independent School District has been arrested for aggravated sexual assault of a child, according to an arrest affidavit.
Ryan Patrick England, 33, a first-grade teacher at Elolf Elementary School, was arrested Wednesday after inappropriately touching an 8-year-old student, the affidavit states.
The father of the victim reported the assault to Judson ISD police on Saturday, according to the affidavit.
The child stated that England placed his hands in her pants several times, the affidavit states.
He tried to give her “Takis and snacks” and said to keep it a secret, police said.
The alleged incidents occurred both during and after school during “Adventure Club” time, police said.
Judson ISD spokesperson Steve Linscomb said England was placed on administrative leave on Monday.
The following letter was sent to parents on Wednesday.
This communication is to inform you of a recent allegation made of inappropriate contact by a teacher. This allegation is currently under investigation. The teacher has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. Please be assured that we take this and all allegations very seriously. JISD Police and the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office are conducting a thorough investigation in the interest and safety of our students. We understand that the safety of your child is of the utmost importance and we assure you that it is our top priority to keep our students in a safe learning environment. Please contact our District Police Department at 210-659-9789 for any questions or concerns.Judson ISD