Shirley Whitfield, teacher's assistant, accused of assault
A teacher's assistant in Woodbridge is accused of assaulting two Beville Middle School students.
Police say Shirley Whitfield, 69, assaulted a 13-year-old girl and 12-year-old boy Thursday, causing minor injuries.
Whitfield was arrested the next day and charged with two counts of assault and battery.
Whitfield is a teacher’s assistant for special and gifted education students, according to the school’s website.