Former principal David Ellis Edwards

A North Carolina middle school principal has resigned after he was accused of having sex with a male student while the boy’s unsuspecting parent was outside the office.

David Ellis Edwards, 49, was arrested Friday and charged with numerous sex offenses against a minor, NC ABC affiliate WTVD reports. Edwards is also facing a crime against Nature charge.

It’s no secret that pedophiles and other perverts often seek employment in programs involving children, such as schools, churches and childcare centers.

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