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Police: Buffalo Schools student arrested after assaulting teacher

Posted at 4:11 PM, Mar 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-11 18:12:40-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo police confirm a student has been arrested for assaulting a teacher.

According to police, a 14-year-old female student was arrested and charged for allegedly assaulting a female teacher at Emerson School of Hospitality on Wednesday.

Police say the teacher was taken to Erie County Medical Center to be treated. There is no information on the teacher's current condition.

A spokesperson for Buffalo Public Schools issued this statement:
“It has come to our attention that an arrest has been made regarding an assault on the teacher at Emerson High School. All further inquiries should be sent to the Buffalo Police or the District Attorney’s Office as this is now a legal matter.”

We will have more information as it becomes available.