A former high school teacher has been arrested. 35-year- old Brandon R. Seals is accused of molesting, choking and making sexual comments to two students at Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School.
Seals is facing one count of molestation of a juvenile and one count of simple battery.
A warrant issued las week says two students both 16 years of age informed authorities of several instances where Seals allegedly touched, ‘bear hugged from behind and made lewd comments about future sexual intercourse with the students.
The students also claim there was an incident where they were choked by Seals. There were other students who confirmed this occured with officials.
Seals choked them, and only stopped when other students intervened. Officials contacted the other students as witnesses, who confirmed the choking incident.
Brandon Seals was arrested Tuesday and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s website, his bond has not been set.
This is a developing story. We will keep you updated on air and online as details are made available.