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Police: 16-year-old attacked teacher in Yonkers school

Police: 16-year-old attacks teacher in Yonkers
Police: 16-year-old attacks teacher in Yonkers 00:24

NEW YORK -- A 16-year-old was charged with assault after allegedly attacking a teacher in Yonkers.

Police said it happened Monday in a classroom at Gorton High School. Video circulating social media shows a young woman striking a teacher several times, while the teacher is on the floor behind her desk.

Yonkers Public Schools told CBS2 security officers intervened quickly. The student was suspended and faces possible expulsion.

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