SUMTER COUNTY, Fla. — A Sumter County elementary school teacher was arrested Thursday after she was accused of pulling the hair and ears of a student with special needs.
Deputies said Sherri Robinson, 55, an ESE teacher at Wildwood Elementary School, would use physical force to gain compliance from a child in her class with special needs when the child acted out.
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Deputies said the abuse was reported Tuesday and Robinson was arrested Thursday.
She is charged with cruelty toward child/abuse without great bodily harm.
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Anyone with additional information about the case is asked to contact the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office or to remain anonymous contact Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).
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