Teacher accused of sex with student

March 26, 2009 2:45:58 PM PDT
A suburban teacher has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenage student. Investigators charged 24-year-old Sarah Tolzien with criminal sexual assault.

She worked as a teacher and cross country coach at Rich South High School in Richton Park.

Police say the parents of a 16-year-old boy notified them in December saying they thought their son was having a sexual relationship the teacher.

She was arrested on Tuesday.

The school district says Tolzien has resigned.