Mom Outraged After 6-Year-Old Daughter Is Put In Handcuffs At School
Marlena Wordlaw’s 6-year-old daughter, Madisyn Moore, was reportedly pulled out of class at Fernwood Elementary School for taking candy off a teacher’s desk. That was when her daughter was handcuffed and put under some stairs at the school to teach her a lesson, NBC Chicago reports.
“He snatched me out of my class,” Madisyn told the news station. “He made me get out in my handcuffs.”
Her mom got to the school 50 minutes after getting the call that Madisyn had gotten into trouble for taking the candy, but ended up being outraged by what she saw.
“When he pulled her from under stairs, she was crying,” Wordlaw said, referring to the school security guard. “He told me, ‘I’m doing my job; I’m trying to teach her a lesson.’
“I’m more angry than anything because it’s my only daughter. I feel like anything could have happened to her. Somebody could have touched her. She’s in the dark under the stairs,” the mother added.
Wordlaw reportedly went to the principal, who tried to apologize, but the mother says the apology wasn’t nearly enough.
Do you think the teacher was right or wrong for placing the 6-year-old in handcuffs?