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West Covina

Teacher allegedly choked student

October 31, 2009|Baxter Holmes

A shop teacher is under investigation for wrapping an electrical cord around a student's neck and pulling it, police said Friday.

The incident Tuesday involved a student and a teacher in the regional occupational program, said Mike Gautreau, principal of West Covina High School. The teacher allegedly put the cord of an electric sander around the student's neck and pulled it.

No further details were available.

-- Baxter Holmes

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