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      Brennen teacher being investigated for altercation

      The Richland One School district is investigating a report of a physical altercation between a student and a teacher at the Brennen Elementary School , according to district spokeswoman Karen York.

      COLUMBIA (WACH)??The Richland One School district is investigating a report of a physical altercation between a student and a teacher at the Brennen Elementary School , according to district spokeswoman Karen York.

      York said, in a telephone interview Monday afternoon, that a report was made to school officials about the incident which occurred Friday at the school. The student and the teacher were not identified, per school district policy, pending the outcome of the investigation. York did not elaberate on the nature of the altercation.

      According to York, the teacher is still employed by the district, and would not comment as to the status of their employment, however, did verify that the teacher was not in the school today.

      The investigation, which is being conducted by the school and the district, will be completed as quickly as possible, however, York did not say how long it would take.