According to Tuscaloosa Police, the band director at Hillcrest Middle School is accused of having a sexual relationship with a student.

Christopher Albert Knight, 28, of Tuscaloosa is charged with school employee engaging in a sex act or deviant sexual intercourse with a student under the age of 19.  He was placed in the county jail, and held on a $5,000 bond.

Sources say that Tuscaloosa police received a report back in late September, of a county school employee having sexual contact with a student. Tuscaloosa Police Department Juvenile Investigators looked into the allegations further and found probable cause to place Knight under arrest. Officials also revealed that the sexual contact repordedly occurred within the Tuscaloosa city limits.

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