Two teenage boys in Northern California have been arrested in connection with distributing child pornography after making a sex tape with a teen girl without her knowledge, authorities said.
One of the high school boys filmed the other with a female student on Oct. 10 as they engaged in sex acts, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement released Saturday. All three teens were students at Ponderosa High School in Shingle Springs.
A sheriff’s deputy assigned to work at the high school learned about the sex tape Wednesday and launched an investigation.
The girl apparently did not realize she was being filmed, KTXL-TV reported.
When school officials became aware of the video, they immediately began an internal investigation.
“El Dorado Union High School District’s top priority is always the safety and well-being of our students and staff,” the district said.
Following the arrests, the sheriff’s office advised teens that “decisions they make now could affect them negatively in the future.”
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