Ark City PD says On 12-15-2022, the Arkansas City High School administration contacted the Arkansas City Police Department regarding an alleged incident reported by a student. An 18-year-old female student reported to the administration and later to the police that a teacher at the high school had touched her inappropriately without her consent. Officers from ACPD conducted a complete investigation, including numerous interviews. The Cowley County Attorney’s office has charged Jacob Sumpter, age 38, with Sexual Battery regarding the incident which occurred. USD 470 says Sumpter is an Ark City High School Agriculture Education Teacher. At this time, he remais on paid administrative leave. A long-term substitute teacher has been assigned and students will get to continue their classes as planned.