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Female teacher sex charge dropped
Crown Office
Prosecutors have decided to drop the charges
A female teacher will not be prosecuted over an alleged sexual relationship with a 17-year-old boy.

The Crown Office has decided not to take the 29-year-old to court after she was charged by Tayside Police.

She had been accused of having sex with a person under 18 while an adult in a position of authority, and buying alcohol for someone under 18.

The allegations were made following a party in Dundee's Broughty Ferry earlier this summer.

The decision means the teacher has been completely cleared of any wrongdoing.

A Crown Office spokesman said: "Following receipt of a report in connection with an alleged incident on 15 June 2007, and after full and careful consideration of all of the facts and circumstances, the procurator fiscal concluded that there should be no criminal proceedings in connection with this matter."

BBC Scotland understands the teacher has since left her job at a secondary school in Dundee.

It is unclear if she will now face any disciplinary action.

A spokesman for Dundee City Council declined to comment.

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