GREENSBURG - St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office officials expect to arrest a teacher for repeatedly slamming a middle school student’s foot in a door, a spokesman said.

The student suffered a minor fracture and severe bruising, her mother said.

A warrant for the teacher’s arrest had been signed by a district judge, said Michael Martin, chief of operations for the St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office.

The incident was witnessed by several students and another teacher, said the mother, Jessica Travis.