Police Arrest High Schooler After Allegedly Assaulting Teachers
A 17-year-old was arrested on Thursday afternoon.
A 17-year-old was arrested at Hoboken High School on Thursday afternoon after allegedly assaulting two gym teachers, Hoboken police said.
Police said that a 12th grader got involved in a heated argument with another student during his physical education class around 2:20 p.m. When the teachers tried to intervene, police said, they were both allegedly pushed by the student.
When officers arrived at the high school, they were met by the principal, police said.
Both teachers — one 63-year-old and one 31-year-old, both male — refused medical attention.
The student was suspended from school for ten days, police said. The 17-year-old was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, police said.
Correction: A previous version of this article misstated the grade level of the 17-year-old. He is a senior.