Loudoun County school worker charged with assaulting student

A behavioral assistant with the Loudoun County, Virginia, Public Schools, has been charged with assaulting a student.

Julie Hancher, 55, of Leesburg, has been charged with two counts of assault, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.

School personnel at Lightridge High School, in Aldie, told the school resource officer there last week that Hancher had assaulted a student in a classroom on two occasions.

Rick Massimo

Rick Massimo came to WTOP, and to Washington, in 2013 after having lived in Providence, R.I., since he was a child. He's the author of "A Walking Tour of the Georgetown Set" and "I Got a Song: A History of the Newport Folk Festival."

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