A Colorado Springs high school teacher is facing child sex assault charges.
Colorado Springs Police say 27-year-old Armando Grez was arrested after an investigation that started in May. The police department adds Grez works at Mitchell High School which is a D11 school in Colorado Springs. 11 News learned he was also a former assistant tennis coach at Palmer Ridge High School.
Grez is facing felony charges for sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust.
Police are asking anyone with information to call investigators at 719-444-7000.
The following was sent to parents and guardians of School District 38 students:
Under Colorado law, section, 22-1-130 of the Colorado Revised Statutes (C.R.S.), Lewis-Palmer School District is obligated to inform you that a former assistant tennis coach, Armando Grez, who was employed at Palmer Ridge High School from January 31, 2019 to April 27, 2019 (the end of season), has been charged with a felony involving unlawful sexual behavior, as defined in C.R.S. 18-3-405.3 (1) (2)(b). These charges appear to stem from this person’s employment in another school district. This notification is to be made within two days of the person having had or having waived a preliminary hearing. The District is also obligated to remind all that under state and federal law, a person is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Anyone having any information regarding any alleged crimes in this should contact the Colorado Springs Police Department. Lewis-Palmer School District is not able to provide further comments as this is an ongoing police matter.