Teacher accused of making boy eat from trash

A teacher at Park City Magnate School in Bridgeport allegedly made a 5-year-old boy eat an unpeeled banana from a garbage can.Anne O?Donnell, 67, is

BRIDGEPORT - A teacher at Park City Magnate School in Bridgeport allegedly made a 5-year-old boy eat an unpeeled banana from a garbage can.

Anne O?Donnell, 67, is facing risk of injury to a minor charges after allegedly giving a discarded, unpeeled banana to a student who had not eaten his lunch. According to school superintendent Dr. Henry Ramos, she was released on a promise to appear in court.

?We regret that this happened, obviously,? said Ramos.

School officials say the child?s mother reported the incident and requested that her son be moved to another class, which he was. The incident is still under investigation.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

1 Metro-North advises residents of holiday schedule change
The 92-70 loss sets up Seton Hall for 2 Seton Hall stumbles vs. Villanova
Fire officials say a woman died in a 3 Woman killed in Norwalk fire
Weekend Travel Advisory, 2/17 to 2/19. 4 Weekend Travel Advisory, 2/17 to 2/19
They are hoping to educate others in preparation 5 News 12 speaks with families of traumatic brain injury victims

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE