Baker Middle School teacher arrested for battery on student
POSTED: Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 3:36pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:41pm
Baker, La (NBC33) — A Baker Middle School Teacher was arrested Thursday after a student called his mother complaining that the teacher “yanked” him by the shirt and put him out of class.
According to reports the teacher, Deborah Anderson, stopped the student as he was entering the classroom because his shirt was un-tucked.
The student told police that once he was yanked out of the classroom, he was told to tuck in his shirt and stand outside.
Police spoke with other teachers provided verbal statements in reference to the incident. The teachers said they saw the student being very emotional and upset while standing outside of classroom but did not see the incident.
Police arrested the teacher and took her to the Baker Police Department for processing.
Upon the completion of all paperwork, the Defendant was transported to the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and booked on a simple battery charge.
Her bond was set at $2,000.00.