Teacher cleared after 4-year-old claims she was kissed on the mouth

4-year-old's claim that teacher kissed her puts him on administrative leave

SOUTH FAYETTE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — UPDATE: Police investigating this incident have cleared the teacher of wrong-doing.

ORIGINAL: A local teacher is under investigation after he was accused of kissing a 4-year-old student.

A representative for KinderCare told Channel 11 a concern was raised about one of its South Fayette location teacher's interactions with a child and that they take all concerns seriously.

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"Her exact words were, 'My teacher kissed me on the lips,'" the mother, who did not want to be identified, told Channel 11.  "And I said, 'How often does that happen? Does he always kiss you on the lips?' And she said, 'He always kisses me on the head and sometimes the cheek, but today he kissed me on the lips.'"

Channel 11 contacted police, who said they are investigating a complaint they received about a male teacher allegedly kissing a girl.

Hear more from the girl's mother by watching below: