Teacher at North City school accused of hitting student - KMOV.com

Teacher at North City school accused of hitting student

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NORTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -

A teacher at Herzog Elementary School in North City has been taken into custody, accused of hitting a student.

Police said the incident occurred Wednesday. The teacher was arrested by juvenile detectives Thursday. He has been placed on leave.

Herzog  Elementary is located in the North Pointe neighborhood.

St. Louis Public Schools later released the following statement:

The district is aware of allegations against a teacher at Herzog Elementary. The teacher has been placed on leave while we complete a thorough investigation in accordance with our policies and procedures. SLPS is also cooperating fully with the SLMPD regarding this matter.

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