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2 former Knightdale preschool employees charged with assault on a child

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Two former employees at Knightdale Station Preschool have been charged with assault on a child, ABC11 reports.

On Aug. 21, Knightdale Police received a complaint from a mother reporting that a teacher pushed her now 3-year-old child down and threatened to strike the child, ABC11 reports.

The two former employees face charges of assault on a child, ABC11 reports.

When asked to comment on the incident at the Knightdale preschool via phone call, a person answered and told ABC11 they wouldn’t be commenting and hung up.

For more on the story, see ABC11, The News & Observer’s newsgathering partner.

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Ashad Hajela reports on public safety for The News & Observer and The Herald-Sun. He studied journalism at New York University.
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