SHERWOOD, Ark. (KTHV) Sherwood police are investigating an alleged sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl.
Investigators say 40-year-old Joel West, a teacher at Catholic High School may have inappropriately touched one of his neighbors in April. The girl, who is a friend of the suspect's daughter, disclosed the information to her mother.
Catholic High School sent out an email to parents saying West is on administrative leave. The principal says there is no indication that any student was jeopardized by West who has worked at the school for one year.