Aisha Evans, a custodian at Richland Northeast High School, was arrested after being accused of stealing property and cash from student’s backpacks while they were participating in the gun control walkout Wednesday.

Evans, 32, who worked as a janitor at the school, entered a classroom while students were outside and riffled through several of their book bags, the Richland County Sheriff’s Department said.┬áIn all, Evans stole $180, the department said.


The Service Solutions employee was arrested soon afterward and charged with three counts of petty larceny.

Service Solutions is an agency that provides custodial services to the district’s school. source

The agency fired Evans after the incident, the school district told reporters.

“On Thursday, March 15, Service Solutions notified Richland Two that Evans is no longer an employee of the company and was informed that she cannot come on any Richland Two property,” Richland Two School District said in its statement to the affiliate.