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High school coach arrested for sexual assault

June 4, 2010 12:42:18 AM PDT
A high school baseball coach from Thousand Oaks was arrested for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old student. Christopher Atkinson met the 15-year-old girl at Moorpark High School. Investigators say the two continued their relationship off campus through MySpace.

The 23-year-old coach allegedly arranged to meet the student at his home, where he allegedly supplied her with alcohol and sexually assaulted her.

Police said Atkinson was new at the school and had been employed there for a couple of months.

Atkinson was arrested outside his apartment on Tuesday morning. He was booked for various sexual assault charges.

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