Teacher accused of sex crimes involving multiple students

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation dealing with indecent liberties with a child, according to a press release.

According to Lt. Jerry Brewer with the sheriff’s office, detectives have arrested Peter Frank on 12 counts of felony sex crimes.

The investigation unveiled that these crimes began in 2003 and most recently in 2019 dealing with six victims.

According to the Roland-Grise Middle School website, Frank is listed as a band teacher.

According to the sheriff’s office, Frank turned himself into law enforcement Monday afternoon.

Frank has been charged with 12 felony charges, six indecent liberties with a child, and six indecent liberties with a student by a teacher.

This is an ongoing investigation.

If you have any information related to Peter Frank please contact the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at 910-798-4260 or visit here.

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