Neshaminy School District officials confirmed with Patch that they are investigating reports of an incident that took place between Neshaminy High School football coach Mark Schmidt and one of his players.
According to Phillyburbs, Schmidt grabbed one of his players by the jersey during a game against Council Rock South last Friday.
"I can confirm to you that district officials are aware of an alleged incident that took place during last week's football game involving a Neshaminy player and a member of our coaching staff," Neshaminy School Board President Ritchie Webb told Patch.
"District officials are currently collecting facts surrounding the alleged incident and will take any appropriate actions as is outlined by Neshaminy School District policy," he said.
District Superintendent Robert Copeland declined to comment on the alleged incident based on advice from counsel.