Yesterday morning, the mother of a student at Hephzibah Middle School reported an alleged inappropriate relationship between her son and a female teacher.
The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and RCBOE Police began an investigation which led to the arrest of the teacher, Rumah Byrapaka, charges of Child Molestation and Enticing a Minor for Indecent Purposes.
Currently, the teacher is on paid administrative leave from the RCSS. We will continue to cooperate with the RCSO as the investigation progresses.
Statement from Kaden Jacobs of the Richmond County School System