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Baltimore Tutor Charged With Assault After Breaking Jaw Of Second-Grader

Timothy Randall Korr accused the seven-year-old of having a bb gun when the incident occurred. 

A 25-year-old Baltimore City tutor has been arrested and charged with multiple accounts of child abuse after assaulting a second grader.

The incident happened Monday (Nov. 28) when Timothy Randall Korr was taking Travon Grayson, 7, to the main office of City Springs Elementary/Middle School for disciplinary reasons, WBALTV reports. Details of what happened next vary. Korr says the child was uncooperative, causing him to carry him on his back. The boy allegedly slipped and fell into a wall. Trayvon parents believe that wasn't the case due to their son's broken jaw and missing teeth.

"My son told me that (Korr) threw my son into a wall,” Lateekqua Jackson, Trayvon's mother said. “My son had dreams about it all last night. He’s still shaking in his sleep, saying that he keeps having visions of (Korr) throwing him into a wall.”

Trayvon suffered a broken jaw, cuts, bruises and two missing teeth. Another tooth was pushed into his gums. With the traumatic injuries, the parents believe Koor intentionally harmed their son. Korr was charged Friday (Dec. 2) with charged with felony first- and second-degree child abuse, felony first- and misdemeanor second-degree assault, misdemeanor reckless endangerment and misdemeanor neglect of a minor.

Investigators viewed surveillance cameras from the school. Chief T.J. Smith said the footage was painful to watch. 'The video does show him carrying the child and slamming him up against the wall, and it's very difficult to watch. We cringed a number of times as we watched the video." he said.

"It is never appropriate to inflict this type of harm on a child," Smith continued. "That video basically made our investigation pick up that much more. It showed an assault, and it showed this 7-year-old boy in school being slammed about by this 25-year-old man, and I'm being nice by calling him a 25-year-old man."

A representative for Baltimore City schools says Koor is an employee of a charter operator for the school called Baltimore Curriculum Project. The organization's vice president Larry Schugam released a statement confirming Koor's termination.

"We are heartsick that this child suffered this injury," Schugam said. "We pray for his complete and quick recovery and for his family as well. This is an unusual, isolated incident for our schools, and we are participating in a thorough investigation into what exactly happened. The employment of the one employee involved has been terminated. Until the investigation is complete, we are not able to make any further statements."

During his bail review hearing on Thursday (Dec. 1) Korr's attorney claimed the former tutor was told by three students the child had a BB gun. When trying to take the alleged weapon from the child he lost his balance. The judge questioned the defense and refused to lower his  $250,000 bail.

If convicted of all charges, Korr faces 85 years in jail.

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