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Charlotte High School teacher accused of having encounter with student

Charlotte High School Teacher
Posted at 3:22 PM, Jul 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-10 15:27:00-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.  — A Charlotte High School teacher has turned himself in after allegedly having a sexual encounter with a 17 year old female student.

Brendan William Toop, a teacher at Charlotte High School, turned himself into the Charlotte County Jail.

Toop was charged with Sexual Battery by Custodian (Victim between 12 and 18 Years of Age), stemming from an investigation of allegations that he had a sexual encounter with a 17 year old female student in his classroom in 2017.

The investigation uncovered another alleged victim who did not wish to pursue criminal charges and a possible unknown third victim. He was released on a $150,000 bond.

If you have any additional information regarding this case, please contact one of our detectives by calling 941-639-4111.

View full affidavit here.