Wednesday, 12 December 2007 22:30
A Caldwell County teaching assistant and bus drive has
resigned after accusations of “inappropriate touching” of a student.
Whitnel Elementary School teacher has not been identified since no charges have
been filed- but Lenoir Police Department is investigating. School officials say
the employee in question has been with the school system for several years.
Lenoir Police Department encourages parents who have
additional incidents to report to come forward. The first accusation was made
last week, and an immediate investigation was launched. The employee was suspended
on December 5 and resigned on Monday. School officials sent a letter home with
Whitnel students explaining the situation and assuring parents the school is