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2 students arrested in separate incidents for battery on a teacher

Tyrone Pitts (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office) Tyrone Pitts (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office)
ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

Two students from Ascension Parish Alternative School were arrested Wednesday in separate incidents after being accused of battery on a teacher.A 16-year-old male was involved in a fight with an administrator of the school regarding a violation of school policy. Reports say the student kicked and punched the administrator. His name was not released because of his age.

He was charged with battery on a teacher and booked into the Assumption Parish Youth Detention Center.

A short time later at the same school, deputies were called back after 19-year-old Tyrone Pitts rushed and began to punch a teacher over a violation of school policy. Reports say it began as an argument. The teacher had to press the emergency button to call for help. It took the school security officer and another school administrator to pull Pitts off of the teacher.

Pitts was charged with battery of a teacher and booked into the Ascension Parish Jail. No bond has been set yet.

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