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Juvenile Charged in Assault on Cody High School Teacher

Wayne County Prosecutor has charged a 14-year-old male juvenile student in connection with the assault and battery of a 63-year-old Cody High School teacher.

On January 10, 2019 at approximately 10:25 a.m., Detroit Police officers were dispatched to Cody High School in the 8400 block of Cathedral Street in response to a report of an assault and battery of a teacher at the school. School authorities detained the student until police officers arrived and placed him in custody. It is alleged that the juvenile struck and kicked the teacher in the classroom.

The juvenile respondent has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Possession of Marijuana and Creating a Disturbance in School*. He is expected to have a preliminary hearing this afternoon before Magistrate Leslie Graves at the Juvenile Detention Center. An update will be sent out after the hearing.

*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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