Columbia Valley Pioneer staff

News media are reporting that an Invermere teacher from David Thompson Secondary School is facing sex-related charges for allegedly inappropriate communication with a youth.

The offences allegedly occurred on the internet via social media, according to  RCMP media relations officer Cpl. James Grandy.

It is reported the accused, Jason Walker, has been arrested and charged with three offences including sexual exploitation and child luring. He is scheduled to appear in court on March 4.

Police are seeking information from other individuals who may be aware of these accusations.

More information will follow.