Local student charged with assaulting teacher, sending him to hospital

Local student charged with assaulting teacher, sending him to hospital

Local student charged with assaulting teacher, sending him to hospital

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on June 19, 2013 at 12:16 PM

(KMOV.com) – A 15-year-old student faces charges after he allegedly attacked a St. Louis teacher and sent him to the hospital on May 8.

Kevin Straub was charged Wednesday with second-degree assault.

According to court documents, surveillance video shows Straub struck a teacher at Innovative Concept Academy multiple times in the face.

Officers were called to the school in the 19000 block of Cass and found the 42-year-old man on the third-floor classroom floor bleeding from the head.

The teacher was transported to the hospital for treatment.

According to school officials, the employee was overseeing students on an in school suspension. Innovative Concept Academy is seen as a last chance school for students who are at risk to go to juvenile court. 

The suspect fled the scene but was eventually apprehended.

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