Bellevue elementary school teacher arrested for suspicion of child rape, molestation

BELLEVUE -- Police arrested a 50-year-old elementary school teacher Tuesday night on suspicion of child rape and child molestation, Bellevue police said.

The police department is investigating the teacher at Cherry Crest Elementary School  in the 12000 block of NE 32nd Street. His name and grade he taught have not yet been released, as the teacher has not yet been charged with a crime.

It is unknown if the suspect is still being paid following their arrest.

This story is breaking and will be updated as more information becomes available.