A special education teacher has been arrested on child abuse charge.
According to a press release Friday, the Clark County School District Police Department has arrested 31-year-old Kathryn Navrides for one count of child abuse. The arrest stems from an investigation into an incident that was reported on April 25.
The investigation, which was conducted by the CCSD PD investigations bureau in conjunction with Child Protective Services, substantiated a case of corporal punishment against a student.
Navrides, who was hired by CCSD in August 2009, was a special education teacher at Ruthe Deskin Elementary School at the time. She is currently assigned to home.
Navrides was booked into the Clark County Detention Center.
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