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Teacher Charged With Assault After Allegedly Biting Boy, 11, on the Arm: Cops

(Greenville Police Department) (Greenville Police Department)

A South Carolina elementary school teacher has been arrested after cops say she bit a little boy over the weekend.

Melanie Johnson was allegedly at the Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Greenville Saturday when police say an 11-year-old boy was playing "keep away" with another boy's hat.

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According to a police report, the 35-year-old fourth grade teacher grabbed the boy and bit him while she yelled, "Let go of his hat!"

The alleged assault was reported to Greenville County Law Enforcement Center on Sunday by the boy and his mother. 

The Greenville Police Department said they viewed surveillance video from Sky Zone that showed Johnson biting the child on the arm, WYFF reports.

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Johnson is a teacher at Forest Acres Elementary School, where Pickens County Schools spokesman John Eby said she is on administrative leave.

Johnson reportedly turned herself in on Sunday and is charged with assault and battery, police said.

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