Columbus police are investigating allegations that “sexual misconduct” happened at Spencer High School on Friday.
According to Maj. C.E. Hillhouse, a girl younger than 16 years old allegedly had “inappropriate sexual relations.” More than one person is suspected.In Georgia, someone must be at least 16 years old to legally consent to sex.
“We are investigating a case that originated Friday,” Hillhouse said. “There was some sexual misconduct alleged between students at Spencer High School that my sex crimes unit is actively investigating.”
Hillhouse said the investigation would be “time consuming,” adding that it requires lab work. Criminal charges could be pending, the major said.