REDLANDS, Calif. (KTLA) — A 28-year-old teacher was arrested on suspicion of having sex with a teenage boy who allegedly fathered her child.
Laura Elizabeth Whitehurst was arrested Monday at her home in Redlands.
She allegedly met the 16-year-old victim at Citrus Valley High School where she was his adviser, Redlands police spokesman Carl Baker said in a statement.
The sexual relationship allegedly began last summer and continued for nearly a year.
It finally ended when the boy’s mother contacted school officials who called police.
Whitehurst gave birth to a child June 18 allegedly fathered by the teen, according to the statement.
She was released from jail Monday on $25,000 bail.
Anyone with additional information was asked to contact Detective Natasha Crawford at (909) 798-7623 or Redlands Police Dispatch at (909) 798-7681.
Anonymous tips can be provided by texting 274637 using the keyword “REDTIP.”