Student charged after punching teacher in the face multiple times


COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH)-- A student at a school in Lexington-Richland Five has been charged after deputies say he assaulted a teacher Wednesday.

A 15-year-old student of Academy for Success was removed from class by his teacher on Wednesday. The student reportedly returned to the classroom and punched a male teacher in the face multiple times.

The student then fled the area on foot and was arrested on Peppers Way after they were located by deputies.

The teacher was treated by a school nurse for his non-life threatening injures.

The student was transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

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