Whitman Police Investigating After Elementary School Teacher Placed on Leave

Whitman Police Department
Scott D. Benton, Chief of Police
20 Essex St
Whitman, MA 02382

For Immediate Release

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Phone: 781-742-3922
Email: [email protected]

Whitman Police Investigating After Elementary School Teacher Placed on Leave

WHITMAN — Chief Scott D. Benton reports that the Whitman Police Department is actively investigating an allegation of inappropriate contact between a teacher and a student.

At approximately 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, a Whitman Police School Resource Officer was notified of alleged inappropriate contact between a teacher and a student at the Duval Elementary School.

School officials immediately placed the teacher on administrative leave and Whitman Police launched an investigation.

Because the alleged incident involves a minor, further details cannot be released at this time.

As of Thursday morning, the investigation remains ongoing and no charges have been filed.

 

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