MEMPHIS, Tenn. (January 15, 2014) A teacher in Memphis, Tenn., locked a 5-year-old girl in a closet, and then left the school, police say.
The teacher, whose name was not released, has been suspended, Shelby County Schools said.
According to police, the teacher at A.B. Hill Elementary locked up the kindergarten student on Tuesday.
Police say the child was not harmed.
The teacher was not at the school when police arrived.
Police and school officials are investigating.
No charges had been filed as of Wednesday afternoon.
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