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Student suspended after assaulting teacher at Buffalo school

Posted at 5:38 PM, Jan 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-04 17:55:43-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A 14-year-old student has been suspended after assaulting a teacher at McKinley High School in Buffalo.

The assault happened Thursday. The Buffalo News reports the teacher suffered cuts and bruises after the student slammed the teacher over a chair.

According to Buffalo Police, the student has been charged with assault and harrassment.

District spokeswoman Elena Cala tells 7 Eyewitness News the teacher will be placed on leave pending further investigation.