Employees at Williams Intermediate School on administrative leave following unauthorized force allegations

Employees at Williams Intermediate School on administrative leave following unauthorized force allegations

PERRYTON, TX (KFDA) - Some Perryton Independent School District employees have been placed on administrative leave following allegations of educators improperly restraining and using unauthorized force toward a student.

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The interim superintendent for the district, Robin Fulce, released the following statement this afternoon:

It has been reported that certain educators may have improperly restrained and/or used unauthorized force toward a student during an incident that occurred on Williams Intermediate School. Upon learning these allegations, Central Administration notified the student's parents, law enforcement and Child Protective Services of the incident. Further, the District immediately initiated its own investigation into the matter to determine the merit of the report and culpability of the parties involved.

The school district says they continue working with law enforcement and CPS on this investigation.

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