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Assistant principal of Statesville school facing sex charge

STATESVILLE (AP) — An assistant principal at an elementary school has been charged with second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor, police said Thursday.

Mooresville police arrested Shaun Michael Bock, 28, on Wednesday, the Statesville Record & Landmark reported. He was jailed on a $10,000 bond. In a news release, Mooresville police said a report was filed Jan. 26 about suspected sexual exploitation involving an adult and a minor.

Based on information gathered during the investigation, police said officers executed search warrants at Bock’s home and the school.

He was assistant principal at Coddle Creek Elementary School.

A news release from the Iredell-Statesville School System said information from law enforcement shows the victim is not a student in the system.

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