Bay Port High School students accused of spraying cooking oil on steps, teacher injured

Bay Port High School, seen December 19, 2017. (WLUK)

SUAMICO (WLUK) – A Bay Port High School teacher was injured after slipping on steps that students had sprayed with cooking oil, officials say. Investigations by the school district and police continue.

The incident happened Friday, according to Capt. Jody Lemmens, of the Brown County Sheriff’s Dept.

“A teacher was injured on Friday, December 15th at approximately 2:30 PM when students sprayed Pam cooking spray on the stairs and in some bathrooms of the school. The parents of the kids have been contacted and the school is pursuing internal disciplinary actions. The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a criminal investigation of the incident, which is ongoing. Since all of the offenders are juveniles, none of their names can be released,” she said in a statement to FOX 11.

Howard-Suamico School District spokesman Brian Nicol issued this statement to FOX 11:

“We can confirm that an incident similar to that which was reported to you did occur at Bay Port High School. Due to student and staff privacy concerns, we cannot comment on specific details of the incident. Our thoughts are with our colleague and her family as she begins recovery from her injury. A review and investigation of the incident is in process. District policies and procedures will be applied once more information is known.”

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