BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com)- Charges have been filed against a Sauget woman after an investigation into allegations that the woman struck a ten-year-old.
According to the Belleville Police Department, Sheila L. Scheffer, 64, struck a ten-year-old boy in the face with her hand. Scheffer is a teacher's aid at Douglas Elementary School in Belleville, Illinois.
Scheffer has been charged by the St. Clair County State's Attorney's Office with one count of aggravated battery, a class 3 felony and has had a bond set at $10,000.
Scheffer has resigned from district 118 and is not yet in custody, but arrangements are made through her attorney for her to surrender.