MANOR, Texas (KXAN) — A Manor Independent School District teacher was arrested Tuesday after the district said he was seen hitting a student “several times.”

On Wednesday, Manor ISD identified the teacher as Cedric Lloyd, 55, who’s been a special education and inclusion teacher since October 2017. He was also a sub from 1999-2017. The student was not named.

Online jail records show Lloyd was booked into the Travis County Jail at 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday. He was charged with injury to a child, a third-degree felony. Lloyd’s bond was set at $5,000 and he didn’t have an attorney listed.

Manor ISD released a statement about what happened Tuesday night, saying it’s “committed to transparency.” The incident happened around 3:30 p.m. at Manor High School.

The district said a student was trying to enter the building through a doorway, when a teacher, now identified as Lloyd, stopped the student from coming in. Lloyd tried to tell the student to use another door, but the student refused and pushed past Lloyd.

That’s when Lloyd “was then observed striking the scholar several times,” the district said.

A school district police officer in the hallway saw the incident and arrested him. According to an arrest warrant, the officer saw Lloyd chasing the student and “engaged in physical combat.” According to the warrant, Lloyd hit the student in the jaw area, causing swelling.

The investigation is still open and is being carried out by the Manor ISD Police Department.

In addition to Lloyd’s arrest, Manor ISD said the incident was reported to Child Protective Services and the Texas Education Agency.

“The safety of Manor ISD scholars is our number one priority, and we want to assure you that we are doing everything we can to support our scholars and the Manor High School campus,” the district wrote. “The mental health crisis team will be on campus for the remainder of the week to support staff and scholars.”

A similar incident also took place at Manor High in November 2017. Teacher Melvin D. Tealer, 56, was arrested and charged with injury to a disabled individual, a third-degree felony, after police say he hit a student with nonverbal autism in the head and face “multiple times.”

Another student recorded that incident from a nearby classroom and showed it to police, court documents said. According to the arrest affidavit, Tealer explained to police he was trying to get the student to “respond and calm down.”