An Atlanta ninth grader who was combating with one other pupil on Monday is accused of hospitalizing a instructor after he tried to interrupt up their combat, faculty officers mentioned.
A video of the purported assault, posted on Instagram, exhibits the Frederick Douglass Excessive Faculty instructor curled up within the fetal place whereas a pupil seems to be throwing punches.
Atlanta Public Faculties instructed Channel 2 Action News that the coed allegedly turned on the instructor after he tried to interrupt up the combat. They mentioned the coed is in ninth grade and has been charged with assault by faculty police.
Employees members managed to separate the coed from the instructor and cease the assault, Channel 2 Motion Information reported. The instructor was handled at an space hospital for minor accidents earlier than being launched, in line with the station.
“Safety and security of students and staff is a top priority in (Atlanta Public Schools),” the college district mentioned in an announcement.
The coed’s identification was not launched as a result of he is a juvenile. The coed with whom he was initially combating can also be going through disciplinary punishment, per the district’s code of conduct.