Teacher allegedly duct tapes child's hands

April 6, 2011 10:22:52 AM PDT
A Harnett County teacher is facing allegations that she strapped a child's hands together.Patricia Harmon Lewis PIO of the Harnett County School System tells ABC11 that on March 30, a student at Boone Trail Elementary School told a teacher that a female teacher in a different classroom duct taped another child's hands together.

The teacher reported the incident to the principal and she put the female teacher on administrative leave with pay pending the outcome of an investigation.

No criminal charges have been filed at this time. Lewis says she expects the investigation to be completed by the end of the week.

She would not say what grade the students were in, but did say they are young children.

Boone Trail Elementary School is a K-5 school.

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