Bradenton teacher accused of child abuse on student

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BRADENTON, FL. – A Suncoast teacher has been arrested for child abuse after an incident at Bradenton school.

Detectives have arrested 30-year-old Colby Cadwell in connection with an incident that occurred on Tuesday at Horizons Academy School in Bradenton with a 13-year-old male student.

The investigation revealed that the victim flinched at another student like he might hit the student. At that time, Cadwell grabbed the victim/student, threw him to the floor, then picked him up and physically threw him out of the classroom.

The incident was reported to the principal of the school who in turn reported it the school resource deputy.

Cadwell was arrested on Thursday at his Bradenton residence and charged with Child Abuse.