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Student, 18, charged with assaulting teacher

Wednesday - 4/25/2012, 8:48pm  ET

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) - The Frederick County Sheriff's Office says a student at Tuscarora High School has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a teacher.

Eighteen-year-old Dale Weeks of Frederick has been charged with second-degree assault, disorderly conduct and disrupting school activities.

Deputies say about 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, a teacher asked Weeks to leave the classroom for using foul language. Police say as Weeks was being escorted to the office, he shoved and punched the teacher, who fell to the ground.

The teacher was treated at the school's health room.


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