CHILD Abuse Squad detectives have charged a 46-year-old teacher as a result of their investigation into the alleged assault of a 10-year-old child.
An altercation took place between a student and teacher in a classroom at a primary school in the Peel District on August 31.
It will be alleged the man stood in front of the boy, grabbing his shirt and then pushing him backwards, causing him to hit a bookcase that was behind him.
The man from Meadow Springs has been charged with assault and will face Mandurah Magistrates Court today .
If you are or have been a victim of child abuse, or if you have information about someone being abused, call police on 131 444.