(MIDLANDS CONNECT) — Columbia police are charging a 34-year-old english teacher at Dreher High School with sexual battery.

Interim Columbia Police Chief Ruben Santiago says Kinsley Wentzky is accused of having sex with a 17-year-old male student at a Columbia home on several occasions. She is charged with sexual battery with a student 16 or 17 years of age (no aggravated force or coercion).

Lieutenant Bryant Hinson of the Forest Acres Police Department said his office has an investigation into Wentzsky as well.

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