Peabody High School teacher placed on leave during police investigation

PEABODY, Kan. (KWCH) A Peabody High School teacher has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of a police investigation.

USD 398 Superintendent Ron Traxson confirmed Thursday that history teacher and coach Chris Young would not be at school while he was under investigation by the Peabody police department.

Traxson could not say why Young is being investigated.

Eyewitness News has a call into the Peabody Police Department for more information.