Local school district employee under investigation

BUFFALO, Tex. (KBTX)- An employee with the Buffalo school district is under investigation by the Leon County Sheriff's Office, KBTX has learned.

The following statement was released on Friday by Buffalo ISD:
"Buffalo ISD has been made aware that a BISD employee is currently under investigation by the Leon County Sheriff’s Department. The employee has been placed on leave until further information concerning the matter can be obtained. Buffalo ISD has and will continue to cooperate with law enforcement during its investigation.

Student safety is the district is a top priority and we will be monitoring this situation to determine if further action is necessary. Because this matter involves a pending criminal investigation, the district cannot provide additional information at this time."

No other details were immediately available.