BUT former Principal of an elementary school in Central California facing accusations of abuse of a minor after the video appeared of he looks like he’s peeing student to the ground.
In video former Walters Elementary School Principal Brian Wollhardt pushes student in chest, causing him to fall on floor during breakfast on June 7 in Fresno, California, reports KTVU-TV.
According to the Fresno Unified School District, Vollhardt and other employees interacted with disorder special needs student and the director decided to “aggressively push student down”, and not “de-escalation of the situation”.
The school district initiated the Vollhardt punishment process, after which Vollhardt resigned and no longer works at the school.
School District Superintendent Bob Nelson called Wollhardt’s actions “disgusting” and “absolutely unacceptable at any level at Fresno Unified.”
Area says the incident was reported to the police and Child Protective Services.
Fresno Police Chief Paco Balderrama says the incident was reported to the police on June 9, but he was made aware of Incident on September 6th, almost three months after it happened.
“I can tell you as chief of police in this community I have real problem concerning way that this child was being treated. How parent of 9-year- an old child who is very similar to the victim in age in this case and who also suffers from anxiety and does not always cope with situations in in best way it’s alarming how somebody who must protect this child and provide support to treat them,” said Balderrama.
Vollhardt to face trial on misdemeanor charge of intentional maltreatment of a minor on September 26th.