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 stated.
The alleged incident occurred in a classroom at Barnstable Excessive College round 8:15 a.m., based on Superintendent of Faculties Meg Mayo-Brown.
“A Barnstable Excessive College trainer inappropriately bodily intervened in a matter between two college students,” Mayo-Brown stated 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.”
Surprising video of the altercation has been shared on social media and exhibits the trainer throwing the scholar headfirst right into a submitting cupboard. The scholar could 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,” stated Caleb Jones, who witnessed the incident first hand.
Jones stated two of his mates had been playing around with rulers throughout artwork class.
“They had been playing around till one hit the opposite too arduous after which it acquired into one thing else,” he stated.
He stated the struggle escalated dramatically when the trainer stepped in.
“The trainer actually simply ran after and tried to cease the state of affairs but it surely didn’t lead that approach,” Jones defined.
Jones stated his pal was left on the ground in ache.
“He was simply sitting there. He simply let him sit there,” he stated. “He acquired up and he was actually harm. He was crying at his desk for a superb 10 minutes till we determined to stroll him out.”
It was the scholar’s mates who ultimately escorted him to the nurse.
“The trainer was simply strolling round prefer it was high quality,” Jones stated.
Mayo-Brown famous that the incident is below investigation and that acceptable motion will likely be taken based mostly on the college district’s findings.
“We would like our BHS group to know that we take this matter very severely, and that the well being and security of our college students stays our before everything precedence,” Mayo-Brown stated.
Barnstable police are helping with the investigation.
“I feel this was horrible. It was not proper in any respect,” Jones stated. “I don’t prefer to see academics do this to my mates.”
The identify of the trainer has not been made public.
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