By William Proulx 
BELLEVILLE – A 49-year old Picton teacher has been charged with assault after Prince Edward County police responded to an incident at Prince Edward County Elementary School last week.
Police say an investigation done on Jan. 14 revealed a school employee assaulted one of the school’s students.
Kerry Donnell, a communications representative for the Prince Edward County School Board , says incidents like these are not taken lightly.http://www.qnetnews.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/selection-from-school-board-assualt-proulx-1115am1.mp3 
Prince Edward County police Const. Scott Woodburn says the OPP handles all assault cases the same way.http://www.qnetnews.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/selection-from-prince-edward-county-assault-1122am.mp3 
Police say the student who was allegedly assaulted has sustained minimal injury.
The accused is set to appear in Picton court on Feb. 4, 2015.