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A coach at a metro Atlanta high school has been charged with sexual battery, authorities said.

The Peachtree City Police Department received a complaint Tuesday that McIntosh High School head baseball coach David Munoz possibly had "inappropriate physical contact with student athletes," according to a post on the agency's Facbeook page.

Munoz, 43, of Peachtree City, was arrested the same day after police interviewed athletes, the department said.

In a letter to parents, the principal of McIntosh High said school officials "had no prior knowledge of these allegations" and are cooperating with investigators.

"Mr. Munoz will not be returning to the classroom while these charges remain pending," Lisa Fine said in the letter. "The safety and well-being of our students and staff is a top priority."

No other details were released about the allegations against Munoz, who has worked for Fayette County Public Schools since 2007 as a health and physical education teacher. He transferred from J.C. Booth Middle School to McIntosh High School in 2014, according to the district.

"Please encourage your students to notify school administrators of any inappropriate activity or threats about which they have witnessed or been told," Fine said. "We take these reports seriously, and conduct investigations into them as soon as they are brought to our attention."

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