Georgia teacher accused of grabbing, shoving young students

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MACON, Ga. (AP) – A Georgia teacher has been accused of aggressively handling two 7-year-old students.

News outlets report 53-year-old Roger Clark was arrested and charged with simple battery Tuesday, according to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office. Clark was a teacher at L.H. Williams Elementary School in Macon.

He has resigned. The sheriff’s office says Clark snatched one student from his desk, held him against a wall and shoved him. He’s accused of grabbing the other student by the arms, and also holding him against a wall and shoving him.

Clark was booked in jail. It’s unclear whether he had an attorney who could comment on his behalf.

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