Civil suit filed against teacher, principal over sex abuse charges

October 19, 2012 4:58:23 PM PDT
A civil suit was filed Friday against San Jose's Evergreen School District, a principal and a teacher at the O.B. Whaley Elementary School.

TeacherCraig Chandler is accused of sexually abusing a second grader. Principal Lyn Vijayendran is accused of failing to report the incident to police.

Prosecutors say the little girl told Vijayendran that Chandler blindfolded her and put something in her mouth while she was alone with him in a classroom.