Sydney Primary School Teacher Charged With Six Counts Of Common Assault

Police say they arrested the woman after speaking to students and staff at a primary school in Sydney's south-west.

What you need to know
  • A 57-year-old school teacher in Sydney's south-west has been charged with six counts of common assault
  • Detectives attended a primary school on Monday where they spoke to children and staff before making the arrest
  • The woman was granted conditional bail and will appear in court on June 20

A primary school teacher in Sydney's south-west has been charged with six counts of common assault.

New South Wales police say the 57-year-old woman was arrested at a home in Yagoona on Monday evening after detectives attended a primary school in south-west Sydney where they spoke with a number of children aged between eight and 10.

Police say they also spoke with teaching staff at the school.

The woman was arrested and taken to Bankstown Police Station where she was charged with six counts of common assault.

The exact nature of the allegations against her are not yet known.

The woman was granted conditional bail and will appear in Bankstown Local Court on June 20.