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Wellington school staff member under investigation for taking away student's lunch

Posted at 10:50 PM, Jan 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-16 22:50:36-05

WELLINGTON, Ohio — A Wellington school staff member is being investigating after taking away a student's lunch.

Superintendent Ed Weber said a cafeteria worker took away the lunch from a student who had a debt of $6.40.

He said he ate lunch with the student on Thursday and apologized to the student on behalf of the district.

Weber said the actions the employee had taken are against policy and the district is investigating.