OMAHA, Neb. (FOX 42 KPTM) — The principal of Fontenelle Elementary school, 48-year-old Eric Nelson has been arrested on child abuse/neglect charges.
Omaha police say it is in connection to the sexual assault accusations facing Gregory Sedlacek.
Sedlacek was a first grade teacher at Fontenelle. He's charged with seven counts of sexual abuse of a child.
Prosecutors say he was arrested after two teachers saw him with his hands up a girl's skirt on the Fontenelle Elementary playground.
Court records say he admitted assaulting several children during his time as a first grade teacher.
Nelson was placed on leave December 11.