Tennessee Teacher Accused of Stapling Students
accused of stapling students. The reason for the stapling is unclear.
Cook faces three counts of simple assault.
WJHL affiliate reporter Mike Lamia interviewed Brandy Gobble, the mother of a Central Elementary School student who said her child was one the students who had staples in their body. "The principal called to tell me that my daughter wasn't in trouble, but she had been stapled by a teacher," Gobble said.Cook was booked into custody at the Carter County Jail with bond set at $5,000.
The mother says she went to the school to file and affidavit, and she says Carter County Sheriff's deputies came to the school to take a statement.
She said a school nurse removed staples from the students' arms.