The principal of Chester Elementary School in East York has been charged with assault following an incident in the school’s playground.
According to police, the principal allegedly kicked and stomped on a child while trying to intervene during a fight in the playground. The child reportedly spat on him.
The alleged incident happened on Sept. 19. The principal turned himself in to 55 Division on Oct. 3.
Charged with assault is Sean Hume, who was released on a promise to appear in court. That court date has not been set yet.