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Charlotte charter school teacher arrested, charged with assaulting child

(Source: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office)

A teacher at Aristotle Preparatory Academy in west Charlotte was arrested for allegedly assaulting a child at the school Monday morning.

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. 

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.

The school has not released a statement. 

No other information has been released. 

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