27-year-old John Patrick Bush, a teacher with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System has been arrested and charged with Rape of a Victim Under the Age of 13.
The alleged rape happened on September 1st at Smith Academy of International Languages and police started investigating the incident after the girl told her parents what happened.
He was arrested this Tuesday and is currently out on $75,000 bond. Smith, who has been teaching since 2007, has been suspended with pay until the results on an investigation are finished. Bush, like all teachers in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area, passed a background check and has no criminal record.