Two teaching assistants accused of 'wilful neglect' of school pupil who suffered serious injuries
Two teaching assistants have appeared in court charged with willful neglect of a person without mental capacity.
Leicester Magistrates' Court was told Sam Sebastian, a pupil at West Gate School, in New Parks, Leicester, was involved in an incident in January this year.
Sam, who has Angelman Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and epilepsy, has severe developmental delay and is unable to speak. He also needs assistance to walk and the court was told he required one-to-one assistance in the pool.
It is alleged by the prosecution that on January 27, two members of staff were distracted, and Sam, who was... read more
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