Former Caldwell alternative education teacher charged

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CALDWELL, Tex. (KBTX) - A former Caldwell ISD employee is being charged with causing bodily injury to a child.

According to police records, former alternative education director Brad Vestal can be seen on surveillance video dragging a student by the arm and forcefully pushing him out of a door.

The video shows the student falling and hitting their upper back and possibly their head, according to Caldwell Police.

After an investigation -- Vestal resigned from Caldwell ISD. He was later charged with recklessly causing bodily injury to a child 14 years of age or younger.