Statement on charges filed against PM staff member

Penn Manor superintendent Dr. Mike Leichliter has issued the following statement regarding news reports of solicitation charges filed against a Penn Manor High School faculty member:

“The school district is aware of the charges against Mr. Richard Brenton, a Penn Manor High School social studies teacher.  Mr. Brenton has not been in the classroom since his arrest on Thursday, May 26, and is the subject of an ongoing investigation by the school district.  Mr. Brenton is currently on paid leave until the administration has an opportunity to meet with him.”