CRIME
02/24/2014 04:15 pm ET | Updated Feb 24, 2014

Drama Teacher Kelly Burgess Accused Of Having Sex With Teen Schoolboy

A theater teacher in Newport, South Wales is accused of having sexual contact with a teenage student.

Kelly Burgess, 26, is charged with four counts of sexual activity with a boy between the age of 13 and 17, according to the Telegraph. The alleged victim's exact age was not reported.

Burgess was suspended from her job as a drama teacher at St Katherine’s School in Bristol, England.

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"I don't want to say anything. I'm OK, thank you." Burgess said through tears when asked for comment by the Telegraph.

The BBC reports that the alleged offenses took place between January 1 and August 28 of last year.

According to the Daily Mail, Burgess may have developed a relationship with the teen while she was directing a school musical production last year.

It's unclear how the alleged sexual activity came to the attention of authorities.

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