LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — A Lanham, Maryland man has been arrested and charged for allegedly carrying on a sexual relationship with a teenage girl, a student at the high school where he works as a janitor.

Police say 36-year-old Steven Ray Poe, who works at DuVal High, faces charges of third degree sex offense and second degree assault.

The 15-year-old victim told authorities that Poe had inappropriate sexual contact with her, both on and off school property, between April and June of this year. The girl told her mother, who then called police.

Poe is being held on a $20,000 bond at the Department of Corrections.

Anyone with information about this case or Poe is urged to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Regional Investigation Division-Central at 301-390-2160. Callers can remain anonymous by calling Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (877) or texting “PGPD” plus your message to CRIMES (274637) on a cell phone. Go to to submit a tip online.

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