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Family alleges teacher bashed son's head against desk damaging his teeth

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FLORISSANT, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

News 4 has heard about allegations of abuse at an area school in the Ferguson-Florissant School District and it involves a 13-year-old child who says he was assaulted by his teacher.

The boy attends Duchesne Elementary School in Florissant and his family did not want to go on camera, but they did send in pictures. The images show damage to the boy's front teeth. The family said the boy suffered the injuries when a teacher smashed his head into a desk.

Ferguson-Florissant School Officials said they do have an open investigation underway and the employee in question has been placed on paid leave. The Department of Children and Family Services is involved which is standard procedure in the district.

St. Louis County Police said they also have an investigation ongoing with detectives in their Child Abuse Unit.

Distracting hair style, one school district said the student couldn't return until she changed it.

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