Substitute teacher in Manatee County arrested for alleged child abuse

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BRADENTON,FL-  A Substitute teacher at Nolan Middle school in Bradenton was arrested Thursday on charges of child abuse.

56-year-old Kenneth Machol was arrested at his home Thursday.  According to Manatee County Sheriff's Office Deputies, they were called to Nolan Middle School after a student reported to the office his substitute teacher grabbing his arm and dragging him out of class.

Deputies learned the teacher became upset over the students school work.  Once administration learned of the incident, the substitute was sent home and law enforcement was notified.

Machol was charged with child abuse.