GAINESVILLE, Ga. -- Gainesville Police are investigating an alleged assault between a student and a teacher at Gainesville Middle School.
The student reported the incident on Friday morning.
According to the police report, the student accused a male teacher of using his hands, feet and teeth during the assault. Police said the teacher has not been charged at this time, but there is an active and ongoing investigation into the allegations.
Officials with the school system declined to comment on the investigation and released a statement saying:
The Gainesville City School System is conducting an investigation along with the Gainesville Police Department regarding an alleged teacher assault on a student. The teacher has been placed on administrative leave while the investigation is being completed. Any and all relevant information has been provided to the Gainesville City Police Department. They are conducting their investigation.
© 2017 WXIA-TV