YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A teacher at Tabb High School in Yorktown is accused of taking indecent liberties with at least one student.

The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday that Kristen McAllister, a 32-year-old woman who lives in York County, was arrested Thursday morning and charged with two felony counts of taking indecent liberties with a child by a person in a custodial or supervisory relationship and two misdemeanor counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Kristen McAllister, June 9, 2022

The Tabb High School website has McAllister listed under the English program.

The sheriff’s office has not shared additional details, but said the investigation started after they got a report of an inappropriate relationship between a teacher and students.

At this time, the sheriff’s office says it has only identified one victim of the alleged crimes, which they say happened in the latter part of 2021.

An official statement from York County School Division public relations officer did not identify McAllister by name, however officials say the allegations were “immediately reported” to the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office.

Read the full statement from York County School Division below.

On the evening of Wednesday, June 8, Tabb High School and division administrators were informed of an allegation of unprofessional conduct by a school employee involving a minor. We immediately reported the allegations to the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office and turned the matter over to law enforcement.

The York County School Division and Tabb High School take the safety and well-being of our students seriously. Our hiring procedures involve mandatory and thorough background checks and fingerprint clearance. We expect that our staff conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times, and any time there is a question of safety or misconduct, we immediately investigate.

The division is committed to working closely with the Sheriff’s Office in the ongoing investigation. The staff member will not be permitted on campus or other YCSD property while this investigation is ongoing and we will follow division policy regarding employment status.

York County School Division

Anyone with information is asked to call their tip line at (757) 890-4999 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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