VILLE PLATTE, La. (KLFY) — Ville Platte Middle School is without an assistant principal and an investigation is underway after the police department received complaints of sexual misconduct between a student and Patrick Guillory.

As quickly as school started in Evangeline Parish last week, things took an unexpected turn when the Ville Platte police received a case from the district attorney’s office. according to Ville Platte Chief Sgt. Darian Guillory.

“I recently got a case file last week in regards to the assistant principal at Ville Platte Middle, Mr. Patrick Guillory, involving in some inappropriate sexual conduct with some of the juvenile female students.” Darian Guillory said.

The investigation is still in the early works, so extent of the communication is still unknown, according to Chief Sgt. Guillory.

He also told News 10 Patrick Guillory was fired from his position as assistant principal of the school by superintendent Darwan Lazard as soon as he was made aware of the accusations.

As the investigation continues, News 10 is told it could lead to the arrest of Patrick Guillory.

“A potential arrest may take place. I have to talk to everybody and figure out what’s going on first before we come to that decision,” said Chief Sgt. Guillory.