Wisconsin teenager says teacher pasted face mask, police launch investigation
Wisconsin the police launched a investigation after a student in a local audience school claimed that a teacher had his mask stuck to his face, apparently leaving a wound on the boy’s neck.
“She had clear yellowish duct tape, pulled my mask up to my nose, and wrapped the tape around my head five times. I’m thinking in my head. I’m like, it’s crazy. Why is she doing it. that?” the student at McNeel Intermediate School in Beloit said: WKOW reported. The 8th grade student and his family have not disclosed their identities to the press as they are still shaken by the incident, WKOW reported.
The 13-year-old said he sometimes had difficulty breathing when wearing a face mask and recently removed it during a grade 8 class. Her teacher allegedly told her to put her mask back on when she noticed he was down.
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“I can’t breathe. Give me a moment,” the student said of what he told her.
The teacher then allegedly grabbed duct tape and stuck the mask on the boy’s face.
The boy’s parent told the outlet that “when he got home he (had) a red mark on the back of his neck. And it was a little red around his face.”
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The parent contacted the Beloit Police Department after noticing the injury, and an officer reportedly said he had already spoken to teachers at the school.
“He got the story from the teachers and all they said was they put a little piece of duct tape on his mask and then on his nose and he said they said it was ‘they hadn’t wrapped it around her head, “her relative said.
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The teenager said the incident shook him and his parents added that the school or the district had contacted him about it.
“I don’t want to go back to school because I can’t trust anyone anymore,” said the 8th grader.
“I am very, very upset. I will continue until my son gets justice and my family gets justice,” the boy’s parent told the outlet.
The school district on Thursday sent Fox News a statement on the matter, explaining that police had investigated the case and “determined that there had been no violation of local or state laws.”
“I am here before you to address the allegations made yesterday to the media and on social networks. The media reported that these allegations from a parent were true, saying there had been an incident involving a child in a classroom. We worked in conjunction with the City of Beloit Police Department; they investigated these allegations and determined that there had been no violation of local or state laws, ”Superintendent Dan Keyser said in the statement.
The statement added that school staff have since received “racist and hateful speech” from people.
“In addition, the school administration and staff receive racist and hateful speech from unknown individuals and organizations. We have no tolerance for hate speech, violence or threats made. against our staff and the district. We are cooperating with the Beloit City Police Department in investigating these threats against our staff and the district. ”
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A demonstration on this subject is currently scheduled for November 5 in front of the Beloit school district.