December 4, 2023

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Steven Adamec, 50, of Attleboro allegedly struck the kid throughout the face and pushed him right into a door.

A faculty counselor was arrested and charged Friday in Middleborough after he allegedly struck a 10-year-old pupil throughout the face and pushed the kid right into a door. 

Steven Adamec, 50, of Attleboro was charged with assault and battery on a baby with damage, assault and battery with a harmful weapon, menace to commit crime/solicitation of a criminal offense, and assault and battery on an individual with mental incapacity, based on Middleborough police.

Police stated officers responded round 3:43 p.m. on Friday to the READS Collaborative at 44 Bedford Road after receiving a report {that a} college worker had assaulted a pupil. The Collaborative works throughout greater than dozen districts offering therapeutic providers and academic programming for college students with emotional or social challenges and youngsters who’re Deaf or hard-of-hearing.

An preliminary investigation decided that Adamec, an adjustment counselor, struck a 10-year-old pupil throughout the face following an argument, police stated.

“Police subsequently decided that Adamec dragged the scholar by the arm and pushed him right into a door whereas escorting him out of a classroom,” police stated. “Adamec then used his left hand to strike the scholar throughout the facet of their face.”

Adamec was arrested on the college on Friday and arraigned Monday in Wareham District Courtroom. 

Dina Medeiros, govt director of the READS Collaborative, stated in a letter to folks on Friday that the workers member concerned within the Friday incident not works for the group. 

“I need to guarantee you that this particular person’s actions should not consultant of the caring and compassionate READS workers,” she wrote.