Former teacher's assistant arrested for allegedly battering students

Former CCSD teacher's assistant speaks out against arrest for battering students

LAS VEGAS - A former teacher's assistant, 61-year-old Theodore Levrich, was arrested on Nov. 13 by Clark County School District Police for assaulting a child.

8 News Now Reporter Darlene Melendez spoke with Levrich at this home. He didn't want to go on camera until he had a chance to speak with his attorney, but Levrich did say, "the school district needs to be held accountable for keeping violent children out of non-violent classrooms."

Levrich who was employed with the Clark County School District from January 2017- April 2017, was arrested at his home around 10 a.m.

According to CCSDPD, Levrich battered two students at Doris French Elementary School on April 24. The children were said to be a 6-year-old girl and 8-year-old boy.

Levrich is accused of grabbing, pushing and dragging a student across the floor of the school’s library.  However, the student wasn't hurt.

Levrich was relieved of duties pending an investigation. After a lengthy investigation.  School police submitted the case to the Clark County District Attorney’s office, resulting in Levrich's arrest.

Levrich was booked into the Clark County Detention Center on two counts of felony child abuse.

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