Altercation between Lake-Lehman teacher and student sparks police investigation

By Eileen Godin -


    By Eileen Godin

    LEHMAN TWP. — A physical altercation between a Lake-Lehman Junior-Senior High School teacher and a student was reported to the police department Wednesday, March 23.

    Lehman Township Police Sgt. Mark Liparela confirmed the mid-morning incident resulted in the “high school principal and assistant principal” notifying the police department “as per their policies and procedures,” he said in an email.

    The incident, which involved a male teacher and a male student, has resulted in an ongoing police investigation.

    “No charges have been filed,” Liparela said in the email.

    James McGovern, the superintendent of Lake-Lehman School District, was unavailable to comment further about the incident.

    Reach Eileen Godin at 570-991-6387 or on Twitter @TLNews

    Reach Eileen Godin at 570-991-6387 or on Twitter @TLNews

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