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Ex-teacher charged with molestation of student

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) – Court documents say a former teacher is facing several charges after he allegedly molested a student at Imagine Master Academy.

Eric Gerdes, 39, of Huntington is facing charges including two counts of sexual misconduct with a minor and one count of child molestation.

Between 2011 and 2013 the victim who was about 13 years old at the time says Gerdes forced her to perform sexual activities in his classroom with him.

According to court documents Gerdes also watched the victim on video chat performing sexual acts several times.

Gerdes' next hearing is set for April 6.

Emilia Miles

Emilia Miles joined Fort Wayne’s NBC in September 2019 as a Social Media and Digital Content Manager. Emilia also serves as a producer. She’s a Fort Wayne native and graduated from Indiana University.

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