BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – An employee at a school for children with behavior issues was arrested last Friday, according to an arrest report from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.
Tareah Moore, a staff member at Devereux, was charged with battery and child abuse after allegedly striking a juvenile client in the neck.
Deputies stated that Moore was playing with children on the basketball court. She got the ball and multiple children tried to take it back. While attempting to get the ball, the victim’s hand hit the bottom of Moore’s cheek.
Moore then struck the victim and called the victim an explicative, according to a statement in the report.