Teacher Arrested For Allegedly Slapping Student

A teacher in the Bronx has been arrested after he was accused of slapping a 12-year-old student in the face.

Fatai Okunola, 50, was charged with assault and is expected in court on Friday.  He teaches at I.S. 219 - New Venture School in the Claremont section.

It’s unclear what caused Okunola to allegedly slap the student.

The 12-year-old was not seriously injured.

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