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UPDATE: State investigating other potential sexual assaults after former Beloit Memorial substitute teacher arrested

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- A judge has set a $30,000 signature bond for a former Beloit Memorial High School substitute teacher accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a student.

Tyler Edge faces two charges of sexual assault by school staff. Prosecutors say the state is also investigating other potential sexual assaults in Chippewa Falls and other parts of Wisconsin and Illinois.

Edge's next hearing is set for March 14.

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BELOIT (WKOW) -- A former Beloit Memorial High School substitute teacher has been arrested and charged with two felonies after being accused of repeated sexual assault of a then 14-year-old.

Tyler J. Edge, 24, of Chippewa Falls is accused of assaulting the teen while Edge was a substitute teacher at Beloit Memorial High School.

The assaults took place in Edge's classroom at Beloit Memorial and at Edge’s home in South Beloit in spring 2017, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday in Rock County Circuit Court.

The Beloit Police Department and the Chippewa Falls Police Department worked together to arrest Edge and to file search warrants for Edge’s electronics on Tuesday, Feb. 27. Felony charges were filed in Rock County Circuit Court on Monday.

Edge admitted to the molestation and stated that it was wrong, according to a criminal complaint.

Edge was employed by the School District of Beloit as a long-term building substitute from August 2016–July 2017.

He is currently a teacher in the Chippewa Falls School District and has been placed on unpaid leave effective Wednesday, Feb. 28.

The Chippewa Falls School District and the School District of Beloit are cooperating with the investigation.

The Beloit Police Department is working with the South Beloit Police Department in its investigation. 

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