STATEMENT FROM KATHY RIEDLINGER, CEO, LUSHER CHARTER SCHOOL:
“We have been informed by NOPD that no criminal event occurred on Lusher’s campus as previously reported by NOPD and the news media. The allegation that a sexual assault of a student happened on our campus has been proven not to be true. No criminal incident occurred on Lusher’s campus.
"The safety and security of our campus was never compromised. We continue to examine all aspects of safety policies and protocol, recognizing the safety of our students is our number one priority.
Our thoughts remain with this family as they deal with this serious issue.”
Lusher Charter School will not be making further comment on this incident. Please call NOPD for details.