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Bennett Middle School Teacher Arrested for Sex Abuse

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Kelly M. Riddle Kelly M. Riddle

SALISBURY, Md.- An eighth-grade science teacher at Bennett Middle School in Salisbury has been arrested following accusations that she sexually abused a student.

According to the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office, 32-year old Kelly M. Riddle, of Salisbury, is charged with sexual abuse of a minor and attempted sex abuse of a minor. 

The minor in question was a 14-year-old female student, authorities said. The alleged abuse incidents occurred between June 1, 2014, and May 11, 2015, according to online Maryland court records. 

The incident is being investigated by the Wicomico Child Advocacy Center.

Officials with the Wicomico County Board of Education say they are working with local law enforcement and that Riddle has been placed on paid administrative leave.

Riddle's bond was originally set for $75,000, but after a bail review it was lowered to $25,000.

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