Dance teacher arrested for exposing student to HIV, police say

A Memphis dance coach was arrested for exposing one of his students to HIV, police said. 

John Conner, 27, was arrested and charged with sexual exploitation of a minor and criminal exposure to HIV, among other counts. 

According to the arrest affidavit, Conner had sex with a 16-year-old boy last year, but did not tell the victim he was HIV positive, police said.

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Police said, the two met on several occasions and had unprotected sex in the suspect's car. 

Nude images and sexual messages were also exchanged between the two, the affidavit stated. 

Conner was diagnosed with HIV back in 2012. 

He was arrested Friday and is being held on $100,000 bail.

Police said he is due in court on Monday. 

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