'Inappropriate touching' incident between 2 boys at Ballard Elementary investigated

Posted by JASON BARTOLONE on April 8, 2014 

— Detectives are investigating a report of two kindergarten boys involved in an "inappropriate touching incident" that occurred at Ballard Elementary, police and school officials said Tuesday.

A teacher at the school, 912 18th St. W., reported the incident to school administrators Tuesday, Manatee School District spokesperson Steve Valley said.

Child Protective Services was notified, and the case was referred to the Bradenton Police Department, Valley said.

Detectives responded sometime around 1 p.m. and took over the investigation, according to a police report.

No further details were immediately available.

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