Teacher accused of sexual abuse drives off of cliff during police chase
POSTED: Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 8:30pm
UPDATED: Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 8:34pm
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — A California middle school teacher is recovering after flipping his truck during a chase with police.
Los Angeles Police say Kip Richard Arnold, 51, who is wanted on suspicion of child abuse, refused to stop when officers tried to pull him over Tuesday.
He ended up crashing his truck over an embankment and into the porch of a building at the bottom of the hill near Torrance.
Officials say Arnold is in the hospital recovering from his injuries.
Arnold, a middle school gym teacher, was wanted on suspicion of child abuse allegedly involving a 16-year-old girl.