Retired Middle School Employee, 79, Allegedly Sent Inappropriate Snapchat Messages to Minor

Sue Ann Asch turned herself in after an arrest warrant was issued in early January, police say

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Michigan State Police

Sue Ann Asch

• Sue Ann Asch is charged with accosting children for immoral purposes

• The alleged victim knew Asch, who turned herself in upon learning there was an arrest warrant out for her

• Asch worked as a paraprofessional at a middle school in the Kalkaska Public Schools district

A former middle school employee in Michigan is under arrest on accusations she sent inappropriate messages to a minor over text and social media, according to authorities.

Sue Ann Asch, from Kalkaska, Mich., has been charged with accosting children for immoral purposes, online court records show.

The 79-year-old woman was reported to authorities in September for allegedly sending inappropriate messages to a minor via text and Snapchat, the Michigan State Police tells PEOPLE in a statement.

The alleged victim knew Asch and was interviewed after Asch was reported, authorities said in the statement.

During a search of her home, authorities secured several electronic devices for analysis, per the statement.

Police issued a felony warrant for Asch on Jan. 8 and upon learning about it, Asch turned herself in, authorities said.

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Asch is a former employee of the Kalkaska Public Schools and retired in September, the district’s superintendent Rick Heitmeyer told WPBN.

She worked as a paraprofessional at a middle school, he told the outlet.

Her bond has been set at $5,000, per police.

It wasn’t immediately clear if she has entered a plea; attorney information was not available in online court records.

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