A cellphone video that authorities say was shot by a South High School student during class and might have depicted a sex act has prompted Columbus City Schools to contact police and Franklin County Children Services.
The incident occurred Monday during a class that was overseen by a substitute teacher who will no longer work in the district, said Scott Varner, district spokesman.
Varner declined to discuss the content of the video, but WBNS-10TV said it showed a 16-year-old girl simulating — or performing — oral sex on a 16-year-old boy as other students laugh.
The video was posted to social media and shared with multiple account holders, including several students during class, according to a letter sent home to parents Wednesday from South High Principal Edmund Baker. The district has reported the video and requested that it be removed from social-media sites where it was posted.
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