TAMPA, Florida — A middle school algebra teacher has been arrested for allegedly giving two of his students sex toys and asking them to film themselves using them, police said.
Alex J. Hull, 31, who taught eighth grade at the Benito Middle School in Tampa, also allegedly had the two students perform oral sex on him, cops said. One of the victims was Hull’s student and the other was a pupil he had met in the hallway.
Hull allegedly carried on with the illicit trysts at the school from November 2017 until May 2018.
Investigators say the relationships began after Hull showed the students obscene pictures of himself. After gauging their reactions, Hull allegedly bought them each sex toys to use while they record themselves, according to WFTS-TV.
Police began a probe after one of the victim’s parents reported the alleged misconduct.
Hull faces multiple charges including sexual battery, lewd and lascivious molestation and showing obscene materials to a minor. He remains in jail on $325,000 bond.