DERBY LINE — A 46-year-old woman from Derby Line is facing charges after police say she assaulted a minor at a local elementary school.
On Monday, police say they were contacted regarding an assault that took place at the Derby Elementary School.
“A subsequent investigation revealed that North Country Supervisory Union employee, 46-year-old Kimberly A. Swett of Derby Line, Vermont had assaulted a minor,” a statement issued by trooper Marie Beland reads.
Based on information gathered during the investigation, police say Swett is being charged with cruelty to children under 10 by one over 16.
According to the Derby Elementary School website, Swett works in the resource room.
Newport Dispatch will update this story as more information becomes available.