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Bluffton Teacher Arrested on Assault Charges

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BLUFFTON, S.C. - The Bluffton Police Department says Bluffton High School's wrestling coach and Government Economics teacher, John Hollman was arrested on Saturday on assault and battery charges, in the third degree. 

Captain Joseph Manning with the Bluffton Police Department says Hollman was teaching a class when he slapped a female student on the buttocks. The student told police it was unwanted. Captain Manning say it appears to be an isolated incident.

Hollman has been released on $1,092.50 bond.

The BCSD tells WSAV that Hollman has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal investigation.
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