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Police: JCPS Safety Monitor Arrested For Assaulting Student

Posted: 11:43 AM, Feb 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-11 11:48:01-05

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ky. (WAVE 3)– A Jefferson County School safety monitor is facing charges after being accused of hitting a student.

WAVE 3 News reports that on Feb. 4, Quentin Spencer hit a 12-year-old in the chest while the boy was walking down the hallway at Price Elementary School.

According to a police report, Spencer yelled at the child because his shoes were untied, then hit him in the chest, knocking him backward into a wall, causing the boy to hit his head.

A teacher saw the incident and took the boy to the office.

Spencer is charged with assault.