ST. LOUIS (KMOX) –  A teacher at Blow Middle School has been arrested and charged with exposing himself to a female student.

48-year-old Clarence Cannon, a substitute teacher for the St. Louis Public School District for about a year, is accused of exposing himself to a 14-year-old girl, and encouraging her to do the same.

This reportedly happened on a school day while classes were in session.

A police report indicates that the following day Cannon offered to pay the girl to keep silent about the Jan. 31st incident.

He’s under arrest on felony charges of sexual misconduct involving a child under the age of 15 (first offense), attempted enticement of a child, and attempted witness tampering.

Parents of the city school district students are being alerted Friday because classes had been dismissed before the charges against Cannon were made public Thursday.

It’s the third case of a city schools employee being arrested on sexual misconduct charges since the beginning of the year.


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Comments (5)
  1. Martha the Mom says:

    Just look at him— he’s OBVIOUSLY a dangerous, feral, sick, demented, jungle creature that needs to be PUT DOWN NOW.

    For those that put him in a position over CHILDREN- YOU SHOULD BE IN JAIL!

    How DARE you put a sicko like this in our school system. What’s next- a rattlesnake for a class pet?

    1. Big Lady T says:

      Martha the Mom, this is clearly a prejudiced statement. All you know by looking at him is this is a black man with a lazy eye. Your adjectives except the last one reflect strong reactions to the charges, totally understandable. However, when you refer to him as a “jungle creature” this reflects your feelings toward black people and you’ve used this crime as an opportunity to vent it.
      I feel for the child involved in this situation and hope she gets the help needed to put it behind her and live a healthy and productive life.

    2. Kitty says:

      Sounds to me Martha Mom is pulling the race card take a look at other races for a change your choice of words says it all.

  2. Rev Al says:

    TNB at it’s finest!!

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