Tuscaloosa Police arrested 22-year-old Reginald Swanson Jr. on Friday for alleged sexual contact with a student while teaching at Bryant High School. 

According to the Tuscaloosa News, Swanson resigned on September 19 after being accused of having sexual contact with a 16-year-old male during school hours. Swanson, who is from Pinson, had only been an employee in the school system since August 14.

The Tuscaloosa Police Department posted more information on Facebook following the arrest. Here's an excerpt from that message:

The arrest stems from an incident that occurred on 9/16/14 during school hours in a classroom at Bryant High School. During the incident the suspect had sexual contact with a sixteen year old male student. Reginald Swanson Jr. turned himself in at the Tuscaloosa Police Department after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Swanson was transported to the Tuscaloosa County Jail with bond set at $1,000.

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