An investigation has been launched after a instructor in Atlanta was injured whereas making an attempt to interrupt up a combat between pupils inside a classroom.
The incident occurred on Monday, October 7, at Frederick Douglass High School and was captured on video by a fellow pupil and posted on social media, reported WSB-TV
Two ninth graders beginning combating one another contained in the classroom, earlier than a instructor tried to intervene. The clip, which was posted on Instagram, then exhibits one pupil repeatedly punching the instructor within the head. Others then are available and pull the coed away to cease the assault.
The teenage suspect was arrested and charged with assualt. The different pupil concerned within the preliminary combat will even face self-discipline in keeping with the Atlantic Public School’s code of pupil conduct.
The instructor was taken to Grady Hospital after affected by minor accidents. He is claimed to be recovering following his launch.
In a press release to Newsweek, Ian Smith, Atlantic Public School spokesperson, confirmed: “On Monday, October 7 at Douglass High School, a pupil assaulted a instructor who was making an attempt to stop him from combating one other pupil, who had allegedly come to the instructor’s classroom to confront the coed.
“An Atlanta Public Schools police officer arrested the coed within the instructor’s class, and tried to put him with the Fulton County Juvenile Detention Center (FCJDC).
“However, the FCJDC refused to take custody of the student, who was subsequently returned to his parent. The student still faces charges of assault. The safety and security of students and staff is a top priority in APS,” Smith mentioned.
Last month, a person from Florida was arrested after he was filmed punching a highschool lady within the head throughout a basketball sport.
Bennett J. Wyche, 43, was arrested on a battery cost following an incident which occured on the Washington Park Community Center on Pembroke Road in Hollywood on September 18.
The incident, which was recorded on a cellphone, exhibits the 17-year-old sufferer being punched within the face by an grownup as the opposite gamers have been concerned in a mass brawl.
Wyche is accused of working onto the courtroom to get entangled and punching the lady to the ground.
‘There was a bunch of women pulling me by my hair, so as soon as I bought unfastened, I hit one of many ladies that hit me,” the 17-year-old told WSVN. “All of a sudden, from behind me, this massive man that I by no means seen earlier than, he grabbed me by my head and cocks his arm all the best way again and he hits me.”
Wyche was later discovered to be employed as a safety specialist at Broward County Public Schools. A spokesperson for the district later confirmed that one in every of their workers had been re-assigned following the incident.