Bossier teacher arrested at school, accused of inappropriate conduct

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BOSSIER CITY, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A Bossier Parish teacher was arrested at school Friday morning, accused of conducting an inappropriate relationship with a student. 

According to a statement released Friday afternoon, Bossier City police arrested 42-year-old Schyler Charles Elliott on a charge of prohibited sexual conduct between an educator and student. 

At the time of his arrest, police say Elliott was a teacher at the Bossier Parish School of Technology and Innovation. Elliott was taken into custody at the school. 

Detectives launched the investigation after receiving information that Elliott was engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a juvenile. Detectives found evidence that Elliott allowed and participated in sexual acts with a Bossier Parish student in 2018 at Elliott’s residence at 2606 Douglas Drive.

The investigation is ongoing.

Detectives encourage anyone who feels they may have been victimized by Elliott or who may have information on the crime to please contact the Criminal Investigation Division of the Bossier City Police Department at (318) 741-8652.  

The Bossier Parish School District released the following statement in response to the arrest: 

Though this alleged incident did not happen at school, we are saddened and angered by the thought any child was victimized. While Bossier Parish School Board policy does not allow us to divulge information regarding personnel, parents can be assured this individual will not be returning to the BPSTIL campus. Our students’ safety is paramount to everything we do and we will continue to take every precaution to ensure that.

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