CLINTON, Iowa -- An Iowa middle school teacher is in jail accused of sexually abusing a minor.
Police arrested 40-year-old Christopher Nielsen last Friday.
Nielson is a special education teacher at Clinton Middle School. He's been charged with third degree sexual abuse.
Police say he had sexual contact with a 15-year-old student.
Nielson is being held in the Clinton County Jail on a $20,000 cash only bond.