FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida teacher accused of engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a student has bonded out of jail, and he was not in the mood to talk about his charges.

7News cameras on Wednesday night captured Lavelle Gordon, who has been teaching English and journalism at Hallandale Beach High School for two years, as he walked out of the Broward County Jail in Fort Lauderdale after posting a $75,000 bond.

Seen wearing a black hoodie and baseball cap, Gordon sprinted past a 7News crew, at one point brushing aside their camera. He ran down the stairs and kept on going across the parking lot without providing comment.

According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, Gordon’s relationship with a student came to light when school officials were looking into another incident.

Although students denied there was a relationship when they were initially questioned, the arrest affidavit states others said “they witnessed Mr. Gordon and this female student play fighting, hugging below the waist, hugging for an extended period of time and drinking from the same bottle.”

In addition, investigators said, the mother of the student in question found a TikTok video on her daughter’s phone showing her kissing Gordon while the two of them were in a park.

Investigators said the student and Gordon met when she took part in a yearbook class, and they had sex inside his classroom.

School district officials said Gordon has been reassigned to a job within the school system that does not involve dealing with students while the investigation plays out.

He has been charged with being an authority figure soliciting or engaging in sexual conduct offenses with a student.

Gordon was ordered to stay away from the school, and he is required to wear an ankle monitor.

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