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Police: Caruthersville teacher suspended, investigation under way

CARUTHERSVILLE, MO (KFVS) - Caruthersville police are investigating an incident involving a teacher and a student.

Police Chief Tony Jones says the teacher is accused of putting a student into a choke-hold, and has been suspended pending the outcome of the investigation.

No word on the teacher's name.

Jones says a state agency is also investigating.

An attorney for the school district would not comment on the case.

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