(WASHINGTONPOST) — A private pre-school teacher in Woodbridge, Va., was charged with assault and battery for allegedly biting a young student in retaliation for the student biting another teacher, police said Monday.
Prince William County police also have charged an owner of the Goddard School in Woodbridge with failing to report the attack, alleging that the owner told a staff member who witnessed the bite not to tell police or Child Protective Services about it.
Police said Monday that they had charged the owner, Nadia Choudhry, 24, of Manassas, with failing to report child abuse or neglect. The teacher, Theresa Brown, 24, of Woodbridge, was charged with assault and battery, police said. Both women turned themselves in to police on Friday. Brown was released on $2,000 secured bond and bond information for Choudhry was not immediately available.
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