NC kindergarten teacher assaulted child at school, officials say

Teresa Jackson in a photo from WBTV.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) — A teacher at Aristotle Preparatory Academy in west Charlotte was arrested for allegedly assaulting a child at the school Monday morning.

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According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, 55-year-old Teresa Jackson reportedly grabbed a child’s wrist and pushed a book into their chest.

Police say the incident happened Monday morning around 7:26 a.m. on the school’s campus.

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Jackson was arrested Friday and charged with misdemeanor assault on a child under the age of 12.

As of Sunday, Jackson was listed on the school’s website as a kindergarten teacher.

No other information has been released.

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