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Teacher on leave after report of injury to child at Abilene school

ABILENE, Texas - A teacher at Johnston Elementary School in Abilene has been placed on administrative leave due to an allegation of injury to a child involving a student.

The teacher hasn't been identified at this time, and Phil Ashby with the Abilene Independent School District said the leave was pending the outcome of an investigation by the Abilene Police Department.

Abilene police tell KTXS that AISD is cooperating fully, but additional details couldn't be released as the investigation is ongoing.

No charges have been filed at this time. KTXS will continue to follow this story and post updates when more information is made available.


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