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Compton suspends middle school employee for alleged sexual misconduct

A squad car with the Compton School Police.
A squad car with the Compton School Police.

The Compton Unified School District says it has suspended a middle school staff employee who is under investigation for alleged inappropriate sexual behavior with student.

Interim Superintendent Karen Frison says in a statement Monday that the district was informed of the investigation at Davis Middle School on Friday and immediately placed the staff member on administrative leave.

"The district takes all allegations seriously, and we are committed to ensuring that the safety of our students, staff and community members remains a top priority," Frison said in the statement.

"We are giving the sheriff's department our full support as these allegations are investigated."

No further details were available. The entire statement can be found on Compton Unified's website.

The case is being investigated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department special victims bureau.