Colo. Springs teacher arrested over Internet messages |

Colo. Springs teacher arrested over Internet messages

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado ” Colorado Springs police say they arrested a schoolteacher on charges of exchanging sex-related Internet messages with a 14-year-old girl.

Police say the investigation began after the girl’s mother discovered the girl had been distributing pornographic images of herself on the Internet.

Investigators said Friday that Randal Albert Gomas was arrested on suspicion of sexual exploitation of a child, child enticement, attempted sexual assault on a child without force and Internet luring.

A phone message left for Gomas was not immediately returned.

Police say Gomas is a teacher at James Irwin Charter School but did not say what grade level he teaches or whether the 14-year-old attends the school.

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