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UPDATE: Case of student punching teacher referred to children’s court

Updated: August 23, 2017

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Charges may be brought against the 16-year-old student in the video caught throwing punches at an MPS teacher.

The Milwaukee District Attorney’s Office says the case is going to children’s court.

Milwaukee Public Schools and the Teachers Education Association say they will not comment until the investigation is complete.

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Posted: August 22, 2017

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Police Department is investigating after they say a teacher was punched several times in the head by a student.  

The incident happened around 10:00 a.m. at South Division High School on August 22. The teacher is being treated for what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries. The student was arrested at the school.

The case will be presented to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office in the coming days for possible charges of  battery to a school district official.

MPS released the following statement,

"MPS is cooperating with the Milwaukee Police Department to investigate a situation that occurred today at 1515 W Lapham Blvd. Due to this being an ongoing investigation, we cannot comment further."

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information on this developing story. 

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