Elementary school teacher arrested for soliciting, traveling to meet 2-year-old

A 27-year-old teacher at Grove Park Elementary School is behind bars for soliciting and traveling to meet a 2-year-old, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said.

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Xavier Donte Alexander, who teaches fourth grade, was arrested Thursday and will appear in court Friday morning. According to Alexander’s LinkedIn profile, he’s been teaching at Grove Park for six months and has been an employee for the Palm Beach County School District since 2012.

Detectives learned through an investigation that Alexander is also a babysitter on and other nanny websites, according to the sheriff’s office. Detectives believe there may be more victims.

Anyone who thinks their child may be a victim is asked to call Detective Malory Wildove at 561-688-4079, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS (8477).