AR Teacher Accused of Taking Photos of Child in Store Bathroom

TEXARKANA, Ark. (KTAL) - A local teacher has been arrested on a charge of Invasive Visual Recording after being accused of taking pictures of a boy in a department store bathroom on Texarkana's Texas side.

Police say it happened Saturday afternoon at Central Mall.

According to police, the child told his father his picture was taken while he was in the bathroom.

Police say Shane Jones denied having taken any pictures of the child, but police say they found numerous head shot pictures of other children on his phone. Jones told police the pictures were those of his students. 

Jones was released, but police kept his phone.

Police say Jones was called into the police station for an interview and later arrested.

Jones is a teacher at Trinity Christian School in Texarkana, Arkansas.


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