LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- A Lafayette teacher is facing a simple battery charge after an investigation at a local school.
On November 12, 2019, the Lafayette Police Department said it responded to a school campus in the 1500 block of W. Willow St. in reference to a battery against a juvenile.
After an investigation, Nicole Landry, 47, of Lafayette, was arrested.
Landry is listed as a special education teacher at J. Wallace James Elementary School, according to the school’s website.
The investigation is going, LPD spokesperson Cpl. Bridgette Dugas said.
Lafayette Parish School System takes all reports of alleged incidents of employee miss conduct seriously. We are supporting law enforcement in their investigation and continuing our investigation into this matter. No additional information will be released as it is a personal matter into which an investigation remains ongoing, LPSS Chief Administrative Officer Jennifer Gardner.
This is a developing story.