Zumbrota-Mazeppa Public Schools employee on leave amid investigation

(ABC 6 NEWS) – An investigation is underway after reports of a Zumbrota-Mazeppa School District employee hitting a student.

A video was posted online of the alleged incident.

Zumbrota-Mazeppa Superintendent Michael Harvey said the school has been investigating since Monday, and the Minnesota Department of Education and local law enforcement are involved.

Supt. Harvey said the employee was placed on administrative leave.

He added the school board will discuss the findings from the investigation at a school board meeting later this month.