January 27th, 2021 – 10:25 AM
(Via Polk Today) An investigation remains underway after a former Cherokee Elementary School teacher was dismissed earlier in the month and turned herself in on a sexual assault charge on Tuesday.
Sante Alana Duncan, 27, of a Mustang Drive, Dallas, was booked on a single charge of sexual assault by teacher/principal/assistant principal or other admins in sexual contact. She remained in custody this morning on the lone charge with no bond set.
Polk School District Superintendent Laurie Atkins said that the investigation remains underway and had no additional comment at this time about the incident that ended with Duncan turning herself in Tuesday afternoon. Duncan resigned from her job earlier in the month after being confronted with allegations.
The Polk School District Police is leading the investigation into the charge against Duncan.
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