16-year-old arrested after punching teacher several times in the head

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- A teacher at South Division High School punched by a student. The whole thing was captured on camera.

The video shows a student punching a teacher several times in the head. That student, not just in trouble with the school...but also with police.

A confrontation between a student and a teacher--escalates to violence.

A cell video records from the back of the classroom-- as a 16-year-old is seen shoving his teacher. Eventually, punching him repeatedly in the head.

The man falls to the ground as the teen keeps hitting him.

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A video shot by a student in a classroom shows a 16-year-old classmate punching a teacher several times in the head.
A video shot by a student in a classroom shows a 16-year-old classmate punching a teacher several times in the head.
A video shot by a student in a classroom shows a 16-year-old classmate punching a teacher several times in the head.
A video shot by a student in a classroom shows a 16-year-old classmate punching a teacher several times in the head.
A video shot by a student in a classroom shows a 16-year-old classmate punching a teacher several times in the head.
A video shot by a student in a classroom shows a 16-year-old classmate punching a teacher several times in the head.
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The circumstances around the fight aren't known.

Police say the student was arrested at the school and faces possible charges of battery.

A Milwaukee Public School spokesman says the district is cooperating with the investigation.

"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."

A school that's known as the fighting cardinals--now dealing with a fight of a different kind.

Police tell FOX6 the teacher's injuries were not life threatening. Charges will be presented to the District Attorney's Office in the coming days.

Officials say the case will be presented to the Milwaukee County District Office in the coming days for possible charges of Battery to a School District Official.

Monitor FOX6 News and FOX6Now.com for updates on this developing story.

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