COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Richland County deputies arrested a student after he violently punched a teacher in the face on Wednesday.
The incident happened at the Academy for Success located at 11629 Broad River Road. Investigators say the 15-year-old student was removed from class, but then returned and hit the male teacher in the face with his fist several times. The student was later arrested at a location off school grounds.
The teacher was treated by a school nurse. The student was taken to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center and charged with assault.
Officials for the Lexington-Richland School District 5 released the following statement Wednesday night in regards to this incident: