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Report of improper behavior by Clayton High teacher investigated

Posted March 22, 2012 4:34 p.m. EDT
Updated March 22, 2012 4:36 p.m. EDT

— Police said Thursday that they were investigating an allegation that a Clayton High School teacher inappropriately touched a female student.

The 17-year-old student contacted police late Wednesday to report that the unidentified teacher touched her inappropriately on her leg and on her side to "tickle" her, police said.

No other details were released.

Johnston County Schools is looking into the matter, but no disciplinary action has been taken, spokeswoman Terri Sessoms said.