A teacher in Tennessee was taken into custody and charged with child abuse after she was allegedly caught on camera dragging a child down a hallway into her classroom.
A teacher at Trousdale County Elementary School named Carla Haynes was arrested after a student resource officer saw her on the school’s security camera footage grab a student by the ankles and drag the student back into her classroom.
The SRO immediately reported it higher authorities, Trousdale County Director of Schools Clint Satterfield said to WTVF.
In the video, the teacher is seen carrying the 4-year-old student around the corner of her classroom. Then, she pushed the girl on her back and dragged the girl about 15 feet down the hallway.
The camera system helped the staff see what took place within 30 minutes, which led to Haynes immediate suspension. Haynes is a Pre-K teacher and has also taught 3rd and 5th grade. She is an 8-year veteran in the school system.
She was charged with child abuse and has since bonded out of the Trousdale County Detention Center.