BARNSTABLE, MASS. (WHDH) – A Cape Cod trainer has been positioned on go away after he “bodily intervened” throughout an incident involving college students on Thursday morning, officers mentioned.
The alleged incident occurred in a classroom at Barnstable Excessive Faculty round 8:15 a.m., in keeping with Superintendent of Faculties Meg Mayo-Brown.
“A Barnstable Excessive Faculty trainer inappropriately bodily intervened in a matter between two college students,” Mayo-Brown mentioned in an announcement. “The trainer exhibited actions opposite to the values and expectations of Barnstable Public Faculties, and has been positioned on administrative go away.”
Stunning video of the altercation has been shared on social media and exhibits the trainer throwing the coed headfirst right into a submitting cupboard. The coed will be heard crying out in ache.
“The trainer caught up with him and he grabbed him viciously and like, pulled him over and he went flying into the submitting cupboard,” mentioned Caleb Jones, who witnessed the incident first hand.
Jones mentioned two of his mates have been playing around with rulers throughout artwork class.
“They have been playing around till one hit the opposite too onerous after which it bought into one thing else,” he mentioned.
He mentioned the battle escalated dramatically when the trainer stepped in.
“The trainer actually simply ran after and tried to cease the scenario nevertheless it didn’t lead that approach,” Jones defined.
Jones mentioned his buddy was left on the ground in ache.
“He was simply sitting there. He simply let him sit there,” he mentioned. “He bought up and he was actually harm. He was crying at his desk for a great 10 minutes till we determined to stroll him out.”
It was the coed’s mates who finally escorted him to the nurse.
“The trainer was simply strolling round prefer it was fantastic,” Jones mentioned.
Mayo-Brown famous that the incident is underneath investigation and that applicable motion will probably be taken based mostly on the college district’s findings.
“We wish our BHS neighborhood to know that we take this matter very critically, and that the well being and security of our college students stays our in the beginning precedence,” Mayo-Brown mentioned.
Barnstable police are aiding with the investigation.
“I believe this was horrible. It was not proper in any respect,” Jones mentioned. “I don’t prefer to see lecturers do this to my mates.”
The identify of the trainer has not been made public.
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