IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. -- An Iredell-Statesville Schools teacher is accused of touching students inappropriately, according to Iredell County Sheriff's Office.

Fifty-seven-year-old Neil Krasnigor was charged with seven counts of indecent liberties with a minor and one count of assault on a female.

Krasnigor was arrested on May 3 by Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office, according to deputies. He was issued a $100,000 secured bond.

Krasnigor's attorney released the following statement, in regards to the allegations:

Mr. Krasnigor adamantly denies the charges. He has dedicated his career to excellence in education and is stunned by these allegations. We look forward to a trial as soon as we can get one.