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Orange County Substitute Teacher Charged with Assaulting 6 Students

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An Orange County substitute teacher is out on bond, after police say she assaulted several students.    

Laurie Millard, 49, was substituting in a sixth grade math class at Locust Grove Middle School last Thursday when the alleged assaults happened.    

Millard has been charged with six counts of assault and six counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.    The Orange County Sheriff's Office says there were no serious injuries.    

Millard's next court date is on May 28 in the Orange County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.

Orange County Sheriff's Office
Press Release

On Thursday, May 16, 2013 the Orange County Sheriff's Office responded to Locust Grove Middle School to investigate accusations of assault on a number of students by a substitute teacher.  Sgt. Mike Courtemanche responded and investigated the allegations.  It was alleged that Ms. Laurie Millard, age 49, of Orange, Va., who was substituting for a sixth grade math class, assaulted a number of students in the class.

As a result of Sgt. Courtemanche's investigation, Laurie Millard was charged with 6 counts of assault and batter and six counts of Contributing to the delinquency of a minor.  The Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor charges were brought because of the abuse of the children.  No serious injuries were suffered by any of the students involved in the alleged assaults. 

Ms. Millard was released on a $6000.00 unsecured bond and her court date in May 28, 2013 in the Orange County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.  

Any questions in reference to her teaching status need to be address with Orange County Public Schools.

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