Details released about charges against New Lisbon principal

New details are being released about the battery and disorderly conduct charges against an area principal.

According to a criminal complaint released today, New Lisbon High School principal Gary Syftestad grabbed and twisted a student’s nipples and pushed the student against a locker.

The following day the principal made an apology for his actions at an assembly at the school.

The student’s mother later contacted police about the incident.

Syftestad is scheduled for an initial court appearance on Wednesday.