Altoona high school teacher under investigation, police say


    The Altoona Police Department has confirmed to 6 News Thursday that there is an ongoing investigation involving a teacher at Altoona Area High School. (WJAC)

    The Altoona Police Department has confirmed to 6 News Thursday that there is an ongoing investigation involving a teacher at Altoona Area High School.

    Details are limited at this time, and police have not confirmed who the teacher is or what the investigation involves.

    They have not confirmed if the investigation involves students or other faculty at the school.

    The school said in a statement that a teacher has been placed on administrative leave; they said "any further questions or confirmation of details should be directed to the Altoona Police Department."

    6 News has confirmed the name of the teacher under investigation, but as of now, no charges have been filed, so we are not releasing her name.

    Police said they hope to release more information by the end of the week.

    Stick with 6 News as we follow this developing story.

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