WELLSVILLE (KSNT) — Kansas Rep. Mark Samsel is out of jail a day after being arrested for battery towards a highschool scholar, however he says the incident was staged.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Workplace stated Samsel was arrested for misdemeanor battery involving a scholar. He has since been launched on bond. Investigators stated Samsel was working as an alternative instructor within the Wellsville Faculty District on the time.
KSNT Information obtained a brief clip from the incident within the classroom, which could be considered under:
KSNT Information additionally spoke with Samsel Friday after his launch. The message he targeted on was that the classroom incident, the place he stated he used “f-bombs,” and the “wrath of God,” was made up.
The college district is conscious of the state of affairs, in accordance with a letter despatched to oldsters Thursday.
“Presently, we’re prevented from commenting additional on this case. This isn’t on account of a scarcity of transparency however on account of privateness legal guidelines that forestall us from doing so,” Ryan Bradbury, Wellsville Superintendent, stated within the letter.
The Republican represents Kansas Home District 5, which incorporates Wellsville and the encircling space.
“We realized at present that Rep. Mark Samsel was concerned in an incident and regulation enforcement was contacted. We’re not but conscious of the main points, however are in strategy of gathering as a lot info as we will,” Home Republican management stated in a joint assertion.