Police: Kentucky principal charged after failure to report sex abuse

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A Kentucky high school principal is facing charges after police say he didn’t report a student’s allegations of sex abuse to police.

The McCracken County Sheriff announced the charges Wednesday, saying deputies investigated only after the student complained directly to his office.

The student accused a volunteer fishing coach of touching him inappropriately.

Authorities say McCracken County High School Principal Michael Ceglinski is charged with official misconduct and failure to report child abuse.

The volunteer fishing coach was charged with sex abuse and using an electronic communications system to solicit a minor.

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(This story was originally published on February 21, 2019)

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