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Akron Public Schools football coach accused of abusing students

Akron Public Schools is investigating allegations against a football coach at Firestone High. Akron Public Schools is investigating allegations against a football coach at Firestone High.
AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

Akron Public Schools is investigating a complaint against Firestone High School football coach Tim Flossie after a parent's accusations.

According to a parent, at Thursday night's game, the coach verbally abused one player and slapped another one.

The coach has been suspended pending an investigation of the complaint.

School officials say coach Billy Adair will serve as interim coach until the investigation is completed.

Principal Kenya Herrington has communicated to players and coaches what is occurring and has encouraged players to remain positive to ensure a good season on and off the field.

Parents and booster club members will also be notified.

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