A Florida Middle School teacher has been arrested after an investigation showed she had struck a student with a broomstick.
St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara announced the arrest of Cyntyche Darling Lundy, 49, of Port St. Lucie, by Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputies on Friday, April 22, on a felony warrant for one count of child abuse against a Forest Grove Middle School student.
“St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office detectives began investigating child abuse allegations against Ms. Darling Lundy on Friday after learning that the former Forest Grove Middle School teacher had struck one of her students with a broomstick,” said Sheriff Ken Mascara.
Darling Lundy was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail and released on a $5,000 bond.
“The safety of our students on campus remains a top priority,” said Sheriff Mascara. “We thank the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office for assisting in this arrest and appreciate our continued partnership with the St. Lucie Public Schools to keep our students safe.”