Teaching assistant 'hit pupil with umbrella', claims dad

Cleveland Police are investigating the allegation that a teaching assistant on Teesside hit a pupil with an umbrella. The boy's father told Tyne Tees he couldn't believe it when his son came home bruised from Prince Bishop school in Middlesbrough.

Teaching assistant 'hit pupil with umbrella', claims dad

Prince Bishop school are investigating an allegation a teacher hit a pupil with an umbrella.
Prince Bishop school are investigating an allegation a teaching assistant hit a pupil with an umbrella. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Cleveland Police are investigating an allegation that a teaching assistant on Teesside hit a pupil with an umbrella.

Prince Bishop School in Middlesbrough said today that an incident occurred on Friday and both they and police are looking into it.

The boy's father told Tyne Tees he couldn't believe it when his son came home bruised.

The bruise on the pupil's leg. His father claims his son was hit with an umbrella by a teacher.
The bruise on the pupil's leg. His father claims a teacher hit his son with an umbrella. Credit: Family photo