US teacher caught on camera in brawl with verbally abusive student

A CCTV video camera caught a California high school teacher in a brawl with a high school student who repeatedly hurled racial slurs and even threw a baseball bat at him. AFP

LOS ANGELES, United States – A California high school teacher is facing charges for punching a pupil who had hurled racial slurs at him, in an incident that many students and staff say was justified.

The incident, caught on video, shows the 64-year-old music teacher, Marston Riley, confronting a 14-year-old student for not wearing the proper uniform.

[source: http://www.asiaone.com/world/us-teacher-caught-camera-brawl-verbally-abusive-student]

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