Whitman elementary school teacher accused of inappropriate contact with student put on leave

WHITMAN, MASS. (WHDH) - A Whitman elementary school teacher has been placed on leave amid an investigation into inappropriate contact with a student, officials said.

The teacher, whose name has not been released, was immediately put on leave after administrators at the Duval Elementary School were made aware of the allegation on Wednesday morning, according to the Whitman Police Department.

The alleged contact was first reported to a school resource officer.

Because the alleged incident involves a minor, additional details could not be immediately made available, police said.

No charges have been filed against the teacher.

An investigation is ongoing.


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