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Tulsa Police investigation reveals there could be more victims in TPS inappropriate touching case

Posted at 5:12 PM, Mar 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-08 19:36:32-05

TULSA - The Tulsa Police Department said its investigation into a Key Elementary teacher accused of touching little girls inappropriately has revealed there could be more victims. 

Police are asking Key Elementary parents to talk to their children to either find out if they're victims or have information on any of the incidents. 

Key parent Natasha Dover says she's empowered her daughter to speak up, especially when it comes to her body. 

 “Even though she’s a kid she has the right to tell an adult no if she feels uncomfortable," she said.

Cpl. Kraft says officers interviewed the three little girls in the original case who revealed there could be more. 

Kraft says they are interviewing "several" additional potential victims. 

TPD has also gotten its Cyber Crimes Unit involved. He says they are looking through the suspect's electronics for "inappropriate material."

So far all of the potential victims have been female. 

Tulsa Police haven't released the teacher's name because charges haven't been filed. 

After the police investigation is complete it will hand over its findings to the District Attorney's office. 

However, Cpl. Kraft says charges can range from sexual battery to lewd molestation. 

“They know what they have taught that child and they know how they’ve raised child, and they know what they’ve taught that child as far as appropriate behavior and inappropriate behavior, so just talk to your child on a level they’ll understand," Kraft said.

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