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Published September 28, 2011, 10:02 PM

Former Breckenridge principal accused of assaulting student at new school

Floodwood, MN (WDAY TV) - A former Breckenridge principal is accused of assaulting a student in Floodwood, Minnesota.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

A former Breckenridge principal is accused of assaulting a student in Floodwood, Minnesota. School officials put Principal Daniel Bettin on administrative leave after the incident. A Floodwood family says Bettin came up behind an 11 year-old boy grabbed him by the neck and shoved his face to a lunch table, resulting in some bruising and a scratch on the child's neck. They say it happened after the boy flicked his rice in the lunchroom. The district Superintendent did not confirm an assault. Bettin worked as a principal at the Breckenridge high school from 2001 to 2010.

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