Thomasville private school administrator denies charges

Thomasville private school administrator denies charges

THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) - A Thomasville private school administrator has been arrested.

Dr. Linda McLean, 66, of Favor Christian Academy was arrested on Friday according to the Thomas County Sheriff's Office.

She has been charged with felony cruelty to children.

Parents were called around 1 p.m. to pick their children up from the school.

Thomasville PD is investigating along with the GBI after they received evidence that a child was assaulted.

McLean was booked into the Thomas County Jail with a $3,600 bond and has already bonded out.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Thomasville Police Department.

Statement from McLean:

These accusations against me are unfounded and not true. An employee has made this accusations against me. My lawyer has advised me not to make any other comments. Students will be on fall break for a week. School will be closed and students will return back on October 2nd.

WALB is continuing to get more details and will update the story as information comes in.

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