LAKELAND, Fla. (970 WFLA) – Lakeland Police say a local English teacher was arrested and charged with ‘Unlawful Sexual Activity With A Minor.’

Police said the department received information from the victim’s mother that her son was engaged in sexual activity with his English teacher who is employed at the CentralFloridaAerospaceAcademy in Lakeland. Police said the English teacher has been identified as 29-year-old Jennifer Christine Fichter.

Police also said the 17-year-old victim and Fichter had been texting each other with Fichter using two different alias’ and later meeting in the early morning hours for sex in the parking lot of an apartment complex in Lakeland.

Police said the victim’s mother discovered this relationship after reviewing text messages from her son.

Police said Jennifer Christine Fichter was arrested at her home and later transported to the Polk County Jail. Police said Fichter has been charged with ‘Unlawful Sexual Activity With A Minor (6 counts).’

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