Glasgow (AP) - A former middle school teacher who admitted to having a sexual relationship with a student says the student held her at gunpoint and forced her to drive them to Mexico with her young son in tow.
Angela Renee Comer, 28, accepted a 10-year prison sentence as part of an agreement with prosecutors after pleading guilty in May to one count of third-degree sodomy and one count of custodial interference.
Comer told the Glasgow Daily Times the student was trying to get away from a troubled home life and considering suicide when she picked him up at his house. She offered to take him to the courthouse. Instead, he took a gun out of her glove compartment and told her to drive.
Police said Comer took the boy, who is now 16, without his guardian's permission. Authorities found her, Comer's young son and the teen in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, on Jan. 10, 2006.
"He held me at gunpoint," she said. "I did try to get away from him twice. I attempted at a gas station once. The second time, the last time I tried to get away from him, he did have a guitar with him and it got busted over my head."
Comer said she was going through a difficult period at the time of the affair and that her relationship with the student was complicated...
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