Brunswick Co. teacher arrested for assaulting student

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Published: Sep. 22, 2021 at 3:04 PM EDT
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BRUNSWICK Co., Va. (WWBT) - A Brunswick County teacher was arrested for assaulting a student on Wednesday.

School Resource Officers reported an incident between a teacher and a student around 10:30 a.m. at James Solomon Russell Middle School.

Deputies responded and took Wilson Taylor, IV, 33, into custody.

Taylor was charged with assault and battery and taken to Meherrin River Regional Jail.

The school division released a statement that said in part,” we take the safety and security of our students and staff seriously. We are appreciative of the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Department and their continued commitment to supporting Brunswick County Public Schools.”

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