SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A teacher at San Francisco’s Marshall Elementary School who was seen dangling a student from a second floor balcony has been arrested on child endangerment charges, authorities said Tuesday.
San Francisco Police said 47-year-old Andres Tobar turned himself into police on Tuesday morning. He was being held in the San Francisco County Jail on felony child endangerment/abuse charges.READ MORE: SF Citizen Detective Finds Her Missing License Plate on Identical Car Stolen From Another Resident
San Francisco School District Chief Communications Officer Gentle Blythe said in an email to KPIX 5 that Tobar “was seen cradling a student and holding the student over the balcony on the 2nd floor of Marshall Elementary School” on Dec. 19th.READ MORE: Caltrans Predicts Highway 37 To Be Permanently Flooded by Mid-Century; Seeks Solutions For Vital Corridor
Blythe said the school immediately contacted the parent of the involved student and Tobar was placed on paid administrative leave while the district conducted a thorough investigation.
If youbelieve you may have been a victim or had any suspicious contact with the subject please contact the San Francisco Police Special Victim’s Unit (415) 558-5500.MORE NEWS: Jewelry Thieves Trick Victims In Union City With Bait-and-Switch Technique Used In Similar Robberies
Although an arrest has been made, anyone with additional information is also urged to contact the SFPD anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444, or text a tip to TIP411 with SFPD at the beginning of the message.