An Orlando police officer Tasered an autistic middle school student after the teen refused to leave a bathroom and broke the officer's hand.
The incident happened Friday at Glenridge Middle School after a teacher called police. The 6-foot-5, 250-pound student was washing his hands when an officer confronted him.
The boy then swung around an punched the officer in the face and struck his hand.
Police say the student was not injured but that they would askprosecutors to charge the student with battery.
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