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.