Former middle school teacher Anthony Hicks sentenced for molestation, sexual assault
Anthony Hicks

FLOYD COUNTY, GA   - A former Floyd County teacher found guilty of using social media to send inappropriate photos to students has been sentenced.

According the Rome News-Tribune, on Tuesday, a Judge sentenced 28-year-old Anthony Hicks, a former teacher at Pepperell Middle School in Floyd County to 15 years in prison and 55 years of probation after pleading guilty to child molestation and sexual assault.

An investigation revealed that Hicks allegedly sent a picture of his genitalia to a 13-year-old student as well as coerced a student to send nude photos to him and used social media and text messages to have an inappropriate relationship with a female student under 16 in February, 2016, prosecutors said.

The victims were 12 and 13 years old.

Pius Aghadiuno
By Pius Aghadiuno 03/08/2017 13:50:00