Police in Castle Rock are investigating a 27-year-old man after a student alleged she was inappropriately touched by him in class. 

John Lucas Adkins of Lone Tree was arrested just after 8 a.m. on Feb. 13 by the Lone Tree Police Department. 

Adkins, a former Douglas County teacher, is accused of touching a student inappropriately while she was in class, police said. He faces a charge of sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust – a class 3 felony. 

Adkins is being held without bond at the Douglas County jail until his next court appearance, which is scheduled for Feb. 14 at 8:30 a.m. 

Police have not released any further details on where or when the incident occurred. 

An investigation is ongoing. 

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