Worker at teen psychiatric center charged with sex

Worker at teen psychiatric center charged with sex (Image 1)
Worker at teen psychiatric center charged with sex (Image 1)

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) – Police in Jackson have arrested a staff worker at an adolescent residential psychiatric treatment center on sex charges.

According to The Jackson Sun, police were called early Thursday when another worker reported he caught 24-year-old Larry McIntosh in a sex act with a 13-year-old female resident.

A statement from police said the staffer immediately reported the incident to his superiors, who notified police.

McIntosh was arrested at the center – Madison Oaks Academy. He was charged with aggravated statutory rape and statutory rape by an authority figure. McIntosh was booked into the Madison County Jail at 2:40 a.m. Thursday with arraignment set for Friday.

Police said the Tennessee Department of Children's Services will take part in the investigation.

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