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NC teen charged with cyberbullying after posting nude photo of 15-year-old

NC teen charged with cyberbullying after posting photo

A high school student has been arrested after he posted a nude photo of a 15-year-old girl on Instagram, Fox Carolina reported February 28.

Juan Bautista, a 17-year-old student at West Rowan High School in Rowan County, North Carolina was arrested Friday and charged with cyberbullying. According to an investigation, Bautista created an Instagram account on February 24, where he posted a nude picture of the girl.

The photo posted had originally been sent to the victim's boyfriend in confidence, but Bautista was able to obtain it.

Detectives were able to track the crime back to Bautista, who was arrested. He accepted responsibility for his actions, and will appear in court on March 19. Bautista was also suspended from school for his actions.

There have been recent cases in Rowan County that are similar to this one, but police have neither confirmed nor denied the case is in any way related to the other postings on Instagram

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