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Colbert Heights Elem. principal placed on paid leave

Montgomery was escorted off school property on Monday by a resource officer. Montgomery was escorted off school property on Monday by a resource officer.
TUSCUMBIA, AL (WAFF) -

The principal at Colbert Heights ElementarySchool, Bobby Montgomery, is the subject of an investigation and has been placedon paid leave.

Superintendent Anthony Olivis said Wednesdayhe cannot discuss details of the investigation at this time but there were nosafety issues involved.

The school resource officer escorted Montgomeryoff the property on Monday during school hours without any problems.Superintendent Olivis said he has been in contact with school board members butthey have yet to discuss any formal actions or specifics regarding Montgomery.

In the meantime, school officials have askedretired principal Leroy Willis to serve as acting principal until furthernotice.

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