Teacher faces allegations of inappropriately touching 11-year-ol - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Teacher faces allegations of inappropriately touching 11-year-old

Kate Bond Middle School (Source: WMC Action News 5) Kate Bond Middle School (Source: WMC Action News 5)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

An elementary school teacher is being investigated for inappropriately touching an 11-year-old.

Memphis Police Department confirmed it is looking into allegations against a male teacher at Kate Bond Elementary School.

The child reported the contact Wednesday, May 11.

Shelby County Schools issued the following statement:

Student safety is our top concern and all reports of this nature are taken very seriously. The matter was immediately turned over to the proper authorities, and the employee in question has been removed from the school pending the outcome of an investigation.  

WMC Action News 5's Jerry Askin is digging into the allegations to learn what happened and what steps the school and investigators are taking in response to the allegations. See the full report on WMC Action News 5 at 6 p.m.

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