St. Louis-area teacher accused of promoting prostitution

3 years 1 week 4 days ago Thursday, August 11 2016 Aug 11, 2016 Thursday, August 11, 2016 2:43:47 PM CDT August 11, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

WEBSTER GROVES (AP) — A Spanish teacher at a suburban St. Louis middle school is facing charges for allegedly arranging clients for a prostitute.

The suspect, 46-year-old Robert Wilson, was charged in July with one count of promoting prostitution. A phone call Thursday seeking comment from his attorney went unanswered. Wilson is jailed on $10,000 bond.

Wilson is a Spanish teacher at Hixson Middle School in Webster Groves. The school's principal informed parents in a letter this week that he was suspended indefinitely after he was charged.

The charges allege that Wilson assisted a prostitute in soliciting customers, and provided transportation and security for the woman.

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