NEW JERSEY (WITI) — A ninth grade student was arrested after he attacked his teacher and slammed him to the floor in a classroom — all because of a cell phone.
The incident began when a John F. Kennedy High School teacher confiscated a phone from a student.
In the video, the 16-year-old student is seen grabbing his 62-year-old teacher and slamming him to the floor in an effort to get his cell phone back. It was all captured on video from another student in the classroom on Thursday, January 22nd.
According to PIX11, criminal charges have been filed against the John. F Kennedy High School student, and he was also suspended from school.
The student is charged with assaulting a teacher in a classroom.