LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) –
A Lied Middle School teacher and girls basketball coach has been arrested on two counts of open and gross lewdness.
According to a news release, Alfphonso Washington, 47, of Henderson appeared in court Tuesday, then was arrested and transported to the Clark County Detention Center for booking.
Police say that Metro’s Sexual Assault detectives received information in May regarding allegations of open and gross lewdness committed by a teacher at Lied. An investigation identified Washington as the suspect.
A Clark County School District spokesperson said this afternoon that Washington has been with the district since January 2003. He had not been assigned to any school nor been allowed on School District property since the investigation began. Washington remains an employee pending completion of the legal process.
Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Sexual Assault Detail at (702) 828-3421 or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or at www.crimestoppersofnv.com