A Northport Middle School teacher was arrested Tuesday following an altercation with a student, according to Suffolk County Police.
Susan Lawrence, 64, of East Northport was arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child after she allegedly grabbed and pulled a female student on the
arm and yelled at her.
The incident occurred on Thursday at 8:20 a.m. as the student was getting off of a school bus at Northport Middle School.
A statement from the Northport-East Northport School District states that the district conducted a thorough investigation, consulted with counsel, contacted the Suffolk County Police Department, and the New York State Department of Education concerning the incident.
Lawrence has been reassigned to home pending further investigation.
Superintendent Marylou McDermott and Northport Middle School Principal Timothy Hoss were not available for comment.