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THORNTON - A Thornton elementary school teacher was arrested Wednesday on two misdemeanor counts of child abuse.

Christine Holley, 62, is accused of slapping the hand of a 5th grade male student and pushing a 5th grade female student to the ground.Neither child was injured.

Circumstances behind the incident are not known.

Holley teaches music at Hunters Glen Elementary.It is still unclear whether or not she will return to her job with the school.