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COVINGTON, KENTUCKY (FOX19) -

A volunteer middle-school football coach from Holy Cross School appeared in court Thursday charged with sexual abuse.

Thomas Hansman, 27, was arrested on August 21 following charges of sexual abuse and using electronic communications to induce a minor to engage in sexual activity. Police say Hansman sexually abused a young girl.

Investigators said in court Hansman and the victim exchanged more than 2,000 text messages.

The Diocese of Covington released a statement saying that Hansman was immediately removed from the volunteer position following the incident.

Diocesan policy is that all employees and volunteers must be trained in a safe environment program. Hansman completed the program, according to diocesan officials.

He has since been released on a $5,000 bond. A Kenton County District Court judge told Hansman he is not allowed to go near the Holy Cross campus.

The case will go to a grand jury next week.

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