Children forced to show underwear after feces are found on gym floor


DALLAS – A North Texas school district is investigating after about two dozen elementary students were told to pull down their pants after feces was found on a gym floor.

According to NBC 5 in Dallas, a parent said the children at Gustine Elementary School were forced to show their underwear so officials could determine the source of the feces.

It is not clear if the search led officials to the source of the feces.

Either way, Superintendent Ken Baugh said he does not condone the search and that partially strip-searching students went too far.

He said the district is investigating.

NBC 5 contacted district officials, who said they had no statement.

Gustine, with a population of about 460, is located 90 miles southwest of Fort Worth.