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Cheboygan Co. teacher charged with abusing student

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A Cheboygan County teacher has been charged with child abuse involving a student.

Jennifer Sumbera of Wolverine is a teacher at Wolverine Elementary School and has been charged with a single count of child abuse 4th degree.   

The investigation stems from a complaint that was turned over to State Police in Gaylord on April 9.  No details of the investigation have been released.

Sumbera, 44, has been placed on administrative leave.  She turned herself into police last Wednesday, and faces up to one year in jail if convicted as charged.