An East Ridge High School male student has been charged with statutory rape, according to a news release from the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.
A School Resource Officer (SRO) found Tegra M. Mutubwa, 19, and an underage female student engaging in sexual activity at the school Tuesday morning, the release states.
Mutubwa has been charged with two counts of statutory rape, one count stemming from Tuesday's incident and another from a previous incident uncovered during the SRO's investigation.
Mutubwa is currently in custody at the Hamilton County Jail, according to the release.
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