Elementary school employee accused of sex with student
Gina Marie Watring, a teacher's assistant at Creekside Elementary in Durham, is charged with two counts of first degree sex offense with a child, the Durham County sheriff's office said Wednesday.Posted — Updated
Watring, 40, of 106 Cricket Ground in Durham, is accused of having sex with a student on April 10 and April 21, according to the arrest warrant.
The sheriff’s office would not say how old the student was or where the alleged incidents occurred.
Watring's neighbor told WRAL News that the charges were "ludicrous" and that Watring is "a wonderful person."
Watring taught dance and drama at the school, located at 5321 Ephesus Church Road, according to the school’s Web site.
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