Driving instructor sexually assaults 17-year-old during and after lesson, Texas cops say

A 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by her driving instructor, according to police in Texas.

The teen student told the Houston Police Department she was sexually assaulted during and after an Oct. 2 driving lesson, authorities said.

The owner and operator of a driver’s education business — identified by police as Ronald Avery Eglin, 61 — was arrested Friday, Oct. 27, according to a Nov. 2 news release. He is facing a sexual assault charge.

Eglin is being held in the Harris County Jail on a $75,000 bond, records show. Police did not release the name of the business.

Anyone with information about Eglin can contact the Special Victims Division at 713-308-1180. A sexual assault investigation is ongoing.

If you have experienced sexual assault and need someone to talk to, call the National Sexual Assault Hotline for support at 1-800-656-4673 or visit the hotline's online chatroom.

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