.

Cranston Man, Pawtucket Teacher Accused of Assaulting Student

A Cranston man is accused of grabbing a boy, lifting him off the floor and yelling at him as he held him pinned against a wall.

A Cranston man who teaches at Slater Jr. High School in Pawtucket is facing charges of simple assault for allegedly physically assaulting a student at the school last week.

Pawtucket Police said Richard C. Koster, 49, of Warren Ave., is accused of grabbing a boy, lifting him off the floor and yelling at him as he held him pinned against a wall.

Police got an arrest warrant after an investigation and Koster turned himself into police Thursday morning.

He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance after being arraigned in District Court.

Police said a parent reported the incident. 
Tom Nichols March 28, 2014 at 08:38 AM
Little jerk probably asked for it.Let the teacher go!

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »