Former Lafayette high school teacher pleads guilty to child seduction

A former Lafayette high school teacher was sentenced Friday for multiple felonies stemming from a sexual relationship with a student.

Jakob Robinson, 37, was arrested in January on five counts of child seduction for an alleged sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student.

Robinson was employed as a P.E. teacher and assistant varsity football coach at McCutcheon High School at the time of his arrest.

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In June, Robinson's lawyers informed the court he wished to plead guilty to all five counts of child seduction.

Tippecanoe County Superior Court Judge Steven Meyer accepted Robinson's plea and sentenced him to five years in prison Friday.

Robinson was the second Central Indiana teacher in court this week for having a sexual relationship with a student.

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On Thursday, former Noblesville High School teacher Michael Andrew Douce, 31, pleaded guilty to two counts of child seduction stemming from sexual relationships with two students. Both students told police they had engaged in sex acts with Douce on school property.

A sentencing date was set for Douce for September 3.

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