Woodlan High School Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Student

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

Woodlan High School Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Student

August 20, 2014 Updated Aug 20, 2014 at 3:22 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- A Woodlan High School teacher has been charged with child seduction, accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student.

According to court documents obtained by 21Alive, A student a Woodlan claims he had a sexual encounter with 29-year-old special education teacher Paige Mostella. Mostella also served as an assistant coach for the school's track team.

During one encounter, the teen says he asked to have sex because "it would improve his throwing arm."

The age of consent in Indiana is 16, however, it is still a felony crime if a person of authority over a minor engages in sexual conduct with said minor.

Mostella has been charge with two D felony charges of child seduction.

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