A female Florida dance teacher has been arrested after she was allegedly caught having relations with an underage female student. The stepfather of the 15-year-old victim reportedly found Lauren Debenedetta and the girl unclothed in her room during a welfare check.
Debenedetta, 38, is also accused of molesting the girl multiple times at Haven Dance Studio, her place of work. She also owns the studio along with her husband, Ted Fields. The teacher is charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious battery on a minor and is out of custody after posting bail.
The stepfather discovered the pair unclothed in the girl’s bedroom while he was checking on her to see how she was doing. The dance teacher’s car was also in the driveway.
The girl told her stepfather to shut the door – and he closed it, got out of the house and contacted her mother. Continue reading