Detroit middle school coach accused of sexting with players

- A Detroit middle school coach is accused of sexting and having inappropriate contact with multiple basketball players on his team.

Prosecutor Kym Worthy says Antoine Jones, 28, texted inappropriate things to six male basketball players, who were between the ages of 13 and 15.

Worthy alleges the texting went on between November 2014 to March 2016, and in that time Jones requested inappropriate photos, and sent inappropriate texts and social media messages to the players. Jones is the coach at A.L. Holmes Middle School.

It is also alleged that Jones had inappropriate sexual contact with some of the players.

Jones has been charged with the following offenses: one count of Criminal Sexual Conduct First Degree; seven counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct Second Degree; three counts of Child Sexually Abusive Activity; three counts of Using a Computer to Commit a Crime; three counts of Distributing Sexually Explicit Matter to Children; one count of Accosting for Immoral Purposes; and one count of Aggravated Indecent Exposure.

He is due in court Wednesday afternoon. 

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 2 for updates. 


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