Former Manteo teacher indicted on sex offense charge

MANTEO, N.C. (WNCT) – A former teacher at Manteo High School has been indicted on a sexual offense charge.

27-year-old Ryan Garrott was indicted Monday on one count of sex offense with a student.

District Attorney Andrew Womble says the victim was a female senior at Manteo High School and was 18 years old at the time.

The alleged offense happened in May of 2015.

According to Womble, Garrott is out of the country right now. A court date will not be set until he is served with the indictment.

If found guilty, he could face a maximum punishment of 47 months for the felony charge.

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