Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Body Slam

Substitute Teacher Arrested In Hartford

A substitute teacher at Weaver High School has been arrested after getting into a fight with a female student.

Hartford police arrested Benjamin Blake, 61, of Kent Street on Tuesday and charged him with breach of peace in the second degree in connection with an altercation with a 17-year-old student.

Police said that around 8:30 AM, the school resource officer saw Blake fighting with the student. Blake allegedly picked her up and slammed her to the floor.

The resource officer and a security guard broke up the fight and the student was not injured.

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