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Rick Wimmer

FISHERS, Ind. – A Fishers High School football coach and teacher has been placed on paid administrative leave after an alleged in-class incident Tuesday.

The school says they also reported the incident involving Rick Wimmer and a student to the Fishers Police Department, but officers will not pursue any further action.

The district is addressing the incident as a personnel matter and is investigating to determine what further action is needed.

Full statement released by Fishers High School:

FHS Parents:

The school district is aware of an in-class incident that occurred on Sept. 13 at Fishers High School involving teacher Rick Wimmer and a student. The school placed Mr. Wimmer on paid administrative leave and reported the incident to the Fishers Police Department. FPD has advised the district that it will not pursue any further action.

Jason Urban


Fishers High School

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