Deputy: Student says Kansas lawmaker kicked him in testicles
May 26, 2021
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A high school student told a sheriff's deputy that a Kansas House member kicked him in the testicles while the lawmaker was working as a substitute teacher in his hometown last month, according to the deputy's written statement.
The deputy's affidavit, released to reporters Tuesday, said Republican state Rep. Mark Samsel, of Wellsville, acknowledged during an interview the day after the April 28 incident that he had "demonstrated a kick" after the boy's behavior had disrupted class. He told the deputy he did not kick the student and that the boy "embellished the heck o...