A New York City instructor was arrested after allegedly choking a 12-year-old scholar within the cafeteria of a college.
Chester Hingle, 45, was taken into custody on Thursday on fees of endangering the welfare of a kid, and prison obstruction of respiratory, the New York City Police Department mentioned.
The incident occurred at I.S. 217 School of the Performing Arts within the Foxhurst part of the Bronx, in response to NBC New York. It’s not clear what occurred however the information station reported that Hingle is accused of choking the kid for about 5 seconds.
The scholar was taken to Lincoln Hospital the place the kid was handled and launched.
The Department of Education mentioned it has launched an investigation and known as Hingle’s alleged habits “completely unacceptable.” He has been reassigned “away from the school and students” pending the result of the investigation, the division mentioned in an announcement to NBC New York.
“There is nothing extra necessary than the protection and well-being of our college students,” the DOE mentioned.