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Former Charlotte teacher arrested on child sex charges

Peter Cunningham Moody, who was arrested in Wake County, previously taught at Steel Creek Elementary School.
Credit: WRAL

RALEIGH, N.C. — A Raleigh teacher who previously worked in Charlotte has been arrested and charged with inappropriate conduct with students

Peter Cunningham Moody, 39, who now lives in Knightdale, NC near Raleigh, was charged with four counts of indecent liberties with a minor and was being held at the Wake County jail under $200,000 bond.

He recently taught at Beaverdam Elementary School in Raleigh, according to WRAL-TV.

Arrest warrants state the incidents allegedly occurred between August 2018 and June and involved at least two youths.

A Wake County prosecutor said during a Wednesday court hearing that Moody rubbed his genitals on students and told them he was going to "hook up" with them when they turned 18.

Moody taught at Steele Creek Elementary school in Charlotte between 2012 and 2017, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. 

Moody's charges relate to an alleged incident in Wake County and he is not currently facing an allegations in Mecklenburg County.

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