Seneca County woman charged for sexual encounter with teen

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SENECA FALLS, NY (WROC) — A woman from East Bloomfield is facing charges after prosecutors say she had sex with a teen.

Twenty-nine-year-old Lindsey M. Halstead is charged with sexual misconduct and endangering the welfare of a child.

Troopers say Halstead was arrested after the encounter with the 16-year-old in the Town of Seneca Falls.

Halstead was being held in Seneca County Jail ahead of arraignment in the case.

In a news release, troopers say Halstead worked as a teacher in the Waterloo school district between 2014 and February 2018. She then worked as a sub in the Midlakes school district between February and April of 2018 before being fired.

It’s not clear if the victim in the case is a student.

Troopers say they are continuing to investigate the case and further charges could be filed. Anyone with information is asked to call State Police in Waterloo at (315)-539-3530.
 

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