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Bartholomew County school employee arrested for public intoxication at elementary school

A school employee in Bartholomew County was arrested for public intoxication at an elementary school Wednesday.

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WTHR) - A school employee in Bartholomew County was arrested for public intoxication at an elementary school Wednesday.

The Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation said the employee with the district's i-CARE program was arrested for public intoxication and child neglect at Mt. Healthy Elementary School.

In a statement on Facebook, Josh Burnett, the communications coordinator for the district, said school officials are working with police to learn more about the details of the arrest.

Burnett said a second adult was also working at the school and "all children are okay."

The district's website describes the i-CARE program as an optional before and after school program available to all students in the district.