Cape Cod teacher on leave after video shows him throwing student headfirst into filing cabinet
June 11, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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BARNSTABLE, MASS. (WHDH) - A Cape Cod teacher has been placed on leave after he “physically intervened” during an incident involving students on Thursday morning,...
The student can be heard crying out in pain. “The teacher caught up with him and he grabbed him viciously and like, pulled him over and he went flying into the filing cabinet,” said Caleb Jones, who witnessed the incident first hand.
He was crying at his desk for a good 10 minutes until we decided to walk him out. ”It was the student’s friends who eventually escorted him to the nurse. “The teacher was just walking around like it was fine,” Jones said. Mayo-Brown noted that the incident is under investigation and that appropriate action will be taken based on the school district’s findings. “We want our BHS community to know that we take this matter very seriously, and that the health and safety of our students remains our first and foremost priority,” Mayo-Brown said. Barnstable police are assisting with the investigation. “I think this was terrible.