The Fayette County Sheriff has now filed charges in connection with a recent assault involving a teacher and a student at the Starmont School.

The incident happened March 16, but was not reported to authorities until March 19 (Friday). The school had to finish the Level One investigation before it was handed over to the Fayette County Sheriff's Office for a criminal investigation.

The sheriff then filed Assault charges on 49 year old Anita Ann Smith of Edgewood, a Starmont School employee.

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Smith was placed on administrative leave at the school, and is scheduled to appear in court at a later date to enter a plea to the assault charge.

No other information on the assault was released.

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