Charges dropped against dance teacher accused of touching teen

Published On: Jan 07 2014 08:45:43 PM EST

Harrison Prater, 27, of Orlando.


The State Attorney's Office has dropped charges against a Seminole County dance instructor accused of groping a teen.

Harrison Jonathan Prater, of Orlando, an instructor at several dance schools in Orange and Seminole counties, was arrested in October on charges of lewd and lascivious behavior.

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The Seminole County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday night that their investigators conducted a proper and thorough investigation but accept the recommendations of the State Attorney's Office.

"It is our understanding that the SAO has decided to drop the charges against Prater," said Kim Cannaday, of SCSO. "We will need to direct you to the SAO for comment as to why the charges were dropped."

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