A Mississippi football coach has been placed on administrative leave after he was arrested at the school on Tuesday and charged with touching a child for lustful purposes.
Quess Hood, a football coach at Potts Camp in Marshall County, was arrested after a warrant was issued for his arrest in Ripley.
The following statement was released by the Marshall County school district:
The Marshall County School District was contacted Tuesday, October 26, 2021, and notified that one of our employees had been arrested. The district has placed the employee on administrative leave and we are in the process of gathering information surrounding the arrest.
The safety and well being of our students is a top priority and we will work with law enforcement during their investigation. At this time, The Marshall County School District does not have any reason to believe that any of the Marshall County students are involved in this matter.