Nye County teacher's aide accused of child abuse on students

Krista Hostetler

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Nye County teacher's aide accused of child abuse on students

CREATED Feb. 11, 2014

Nye County, NV (KTNV) -- Nye County deputies and detectives were dispatched to a report of child abuse on Tuesday at Hafen Elementary.

Upon arrival, two victims were interviewed and disclosed that physical force was used against them by 59-year-old Diane Allen.

Allen is employed as a teacher's aide at the school.

Investigation also showed that a teacher had witnessed Allen abuse one of the children. The child had visible injuries to him during the investigation.

Allen was placed under arrest and transported to Nye County Detention for booking on two counts of child abuse.

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