South High teacher on leave after reports of obscene photo

WICHITA — A South High teacher and coach has been placed on paid leave as Wichita police investigate reports that he sent an obscene picture to 10 people, including seven minors.

A police report said the teacher, a man in his 30s, sent the pictures at about 9:20 a.m. on March 22. Police were contacted the next day.

Police spokesman Gordon Bassham said the investigation is continuing, and that detectives will meet later with prosecutors to determine whether criminal charges should be filed.

Police are investigating the case as an indecent exposure.