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Former Bel Air Middle School teacher arrested for allegedly sexually abusing former student at his home

Posted at 3:57 PM, Jun 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-11 18:19:50-04

BALTIMORE COUNTY — A former Bel Air Middle School teacher was arrested after being accused of sexually abusing one of his former students.

51-year-old John David Hobbs was arrested on a warrant Wednesday. He is charged with third degree sex offense, child abuse molestation and second degree rape.

The investigation began after Hobbs, who was a teacher at Bel Air Middle School, was accused of sexually abusing his former student who was a juvenile at the time.

Police say the incident occurred multiple times between 1999 and 2000 at Hobbs’ former home in Parkville.

Hobbs is currently held at the Baltimore County Detention center on a no bond status pending a bail review hearing.

The Baltimore County Police Crimes Against Children Unit asks anyone who may have been abused by Hobbs to contact detectives by calling 410-307-2020.

If you have been the victim of a sexual assault, reach out for help. You can call the police non-emergency line at 410-887-2222.