A teacher has been put on administrative leave after allegedly grabbing a student in West Newbury, Massachusetts on Tuesday afternoon.
The investigation is underway at Pentucket Regional Middle School.
According to a letter sent home to families, the teacher allegedly grabbed the student in the hallway, a violation of district policy.
The teacher is now on leave pending an investigation by the school and the West Newbury Police Department.
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"We understand that an incident such as this may be upsetting to students and their caretakers, and that there may be many questions in our community." said the school district in a statement
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