(KMOV)-- A 17-year-old student was arrested for assaulting a teacher at Hazelwood West High School.
Authorities said around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday a student physically assaulted a teacher in a hallway outside of the teacher's classroom.
Witnesses said the attack was unprovoked and that the student struck the teacher with his fists several times.
Authorities said the teacher and a second teacher were able to gain control of the student during the assault. The school's resource officer responded and took custody of the student immediately at the scene. The assaulted teacher received treatment from an area hospital and was released.
The student was arrested at the scene. Upon his arrest, a small amount of marijuana was found on the student.
Bond has been set at $10,000.
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