Boy arrested for assaulting teacher

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - A sixth-grade student accused of assaulting a Decatur school teacher faces possible criminal charges and was suspended from school.

The incident occurred Tuesday just before 8 a.m. at Brookhaven Middle School.

Phil Hastings, a school safety official, said the assault happened after several teachers broke up a fight between two boys.

Hastings said an 11-year-old boy punched and kicked a teacher several times. The unnamed teacher was treated for minor injuries.

The boy was arrested and awaits a hearing in juvenile court. The youngster was suspended from school for 10 days.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WTVY-TV 285 N Foster Street Dothan, AL 36303 334-792-3195
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 39796352 -
Gray Television, Inc.