A tutor is under police investigation after a young boy, Trayvon Grayson, 7, left with a fractured jaw and missing teeth under his care, as reported by CNN.
Grayson’s mother said that the tutor threw him against a wall for acting unruly.
The tutor, however, claims that’s not true and told the police that the boy lost his footing and “hit himself” on the wall.
“He can’t throw himself into the wall and fracture his jaw and lose his teeth,” said Lateekqua Jackson, Grayson’s mother. “He’s only 7 years old. He’s so small he’s not going to do the damage to himself.”
According to CNN, the tutor is an employee of the charter school operator Baltimore Curriculum Project.
“This is an unusual, isolated incident for our schools, and we are participating in a thorough investigation into what exactly happened,” said Larry Schugam, executive vice president for the Baltimore Curriculum Project. “Until that investigation is complete, the one employee involved has been suspended.”
Read more at CNN.