Assistant teacher arrested for slapping 9-year-old student

ALCORN COUNTY, MS (WMC) - An ex-Alcorn County assistant teacher is behind bars, accused of slapping a student, according to WTVA.

Remonda Ellis was arrested for simple assault on a minor, which is a misdemeanor offense.

Ellis is accused of hitting a nine-year-old boy twice with an open hand at Alcorn Central Elementary School.

Ellis is no longer employed by the district.

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