CMS teacher arrested for assaulting child

A Charlotte Mecklenburg School teachers is in some legal trouble after being arrested last week.

Tomay Gowens is charged with simple assault on a child under the age of 12.

The CMS website shows Gowens is currently employed as a 9th grade math teacher at South Mecklenburg High School.

The school system confirmed Gowens is a teacher and that she is now placed on administrative leave.

The details of what led to the arrest are unclear but we're told it had nothing to do with any students at her school.

Her bonds were set at $1,500.