Vice principal charged with child abuse

Posted: Monday, January 10, 2011

ANCHORAGE — An Anchorage high school vice principal has been accused of child abuse.

Officials with the Anchorage School District say Patsy Shaha is on administrative leave pending the outcome of a misdemeanor case against her.

The child abuse charge filed Dec. 22 is not related to her position as a high school vice principal. And School Superintendent Carol Comeau says the alleged victim is not a West High School student.

Police spokesman Lt. Dave Parker told the Anchorage Daily News the police report notes bruising on the juvenile’s face caused by a hand.

Comeau says Shaha will remain away from the school pending the outcome of the case.


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