Former Cañon City High School coach arrested for sexual assault on a child

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FREMONT COUNTY, Colo. — A former athletic coach at Cañon City High School was arrested Monday on the charge of sexual assault on a child.

Officials say 24-year-old Austin Randall Trahern was employed as a part-time athletic coach at the time of the incident.

The Sheriff’s Office said Trahern’s arrest stemmed from an investigation by authorities after it was reported that Trahern had engaged in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student.

Since his arraignment, Trahern has been released on a personal recognizance bond of $1,000.

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