12/15/2011 02:41 pm ET

Charles Oross, New York City Teacher, Accused Of Raping Female Student

A 44-year old teacher was arrested on Thursday for allegedly carrying out a sexual relationship with a 13-year old female student.

Charles Oross, a teacher at IS 238 in Queens, is being charged with rape, criminal sexual act, and endangering the welfare of a child.

Officials cite a string of inappropriate emails and Facebook messages that were exchanged between the two.

Special Commissioner of Investigation Richard Condon said that Oross had engaged in the sexual relationship while the girl attended school in 2009.