Female coach arrested for alleged sexual contact with 15-year-old girl


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FEDERAL WAY -- A woman who was a volunteer basketball coach at Federal Way High School has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old female student/player, Federal Way police spokeswoman Cathy Strock said Monday.

The suspect, who works for Delta Airlines, was arrested Saturday at Sea-Tac International Airport for investigation of third-degree child rape, possession of child pornography, viewing of child pornography and third-degree child molestation.

According to the probable cause document, police were told of an inappropriate sexual relationship between the 23-year-old female basketball coach and the  15-year-old female student / basketball player.

According to the document, the victim acknowledged the relationship to police, saying it began at the end of 2013 and that they had "kissed on several occasion, as well as sent each other naked photographs via text."

After the suspect's arrest, police said, the suspect confessed to sexually touching the victim in early 2014 and allowing the victim to sexually touch her. She also admitted to the sending and receiving of naked images of each other, police said.