D-11 teacher charged with sexual exploitation of a child

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Authorities have arrested a Colorado Springs School District 11 teacher who was found to be in possession of child pornography. 

According to the Colorado Springs Police Department Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit, they received tips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. During a follow-up investigation, detectives learned than 44-year-old Mike Hedges was in possession of child pornography. 

Hedges was arrested without incident on Jan. 26. He was charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Child, a Class 3 felony. Hedges was booked into the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center with no bond. 

Police say right now they have no information indicating that any students are victims. 

Anyone with information is asked to call CSPD at 719-444-7000. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 719-634-7867 or 1-800-222-8477.

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