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Tarboro Teacher Accused Of Hitting Student

Posted September 29, 2006 6:24 a.m. EDT

— A Tarboro High School teacher is accused of abusing a handicapped student.

Police charged Carter Suggs with misdemeanor assault on a handicapped person. He's accused of hitting an autistic child with a yardstick.

Suggs is suspended with pay. The incident remains under investigation by the school system.