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Teacher arrested after TikTok video exposes alleged lewd messages with minor, police say

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Orange County, California — A Foothill High School teacher who was allegedly involved in an online sting operation was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of exchanging obscene text messages with a minor. Reported by KCAL.

Roger Kabigan, 55, of Long Beach took paid administrative leave at North Tustin High School, according to Tustin Unified School District officials.

Kabigan has been accused of exchanging inappropriate messages with someone in an online sting operation via a TikTok video, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

A resident of the unincorporated area of ​​Santa Ana called his representative around 7 p.m. Friday about a video of someone confronting a teacher about inappropriate texting with a child, according to a representative.

Sheriff investigators say Kabigan posed as a minor to participate in a text message conversation. He was held on $100,000 bail, according to prison records.

School district parents were told in a message that they contacted law enforcement as soon as the incident came to the attention of educators. rice field.

School officials were alerted to the incident by a student late Saturday night.

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