A 44-year-old Hanford teacher faces charges of child abuse after she was arrested Tuesday at Lee Richmond School, police reported.
She was identified as Melissa Ediger, 44.
A police spokeswoman said that a school resources officer received information that a minor was injured through the actions of a teacher, and after an investigation, Ediger was arrested on the abuse charges and an additional charge of intimidating or dissuading a witness.
Editer was booked into the Kings County Jail. She is no longer in the facility.