Science teacher Robert Crosland allegedly fed a puppy to a snapping turtle in front of students. (Preston School District)
PRESTON, Idaho (FOX NEWS) - An Idaho middle school science teacher who reportedly fed a sick puppy to a snapping turtle in front of his students remained the subject of a police investigation Tuesday.
The reported incident in Robert Crosland’s classroom allegedly happened after school hours on March 7 at Preston Junior High School, located roughly 300 miles east of Boise.
“Preston School District was made aware of a regrettable circumstance involving some of the biological specimens at Preston Jr. High,” the district said in a statement. “We emphasize that at no time was the safety of students or staff compromised.”
Police told FOX13 the dog was alive when it allegedly was presented as a meal for the turtle.