H.S. student accused of beating substitute teacher
A high school freshman in Yonkers is accused of beating a substitute teacher.
A video taken by a student at Gorton High School allegedly shows the vicious fight students say is between one of their classmates and a substitute teacher.
The incident happened Monday at the Shonnard Place school.
A freshman boy allegedly attacked the teacher for not allowing the boy to go to the bathroom.
News 12 has learned the teacher is Ron Santavicca, who is also a former Yorktown High School football coach. Sources say he is pressing charges.
A spokesperson for the school district didn't give many details on the incident, but said the police were called and the student has been suspended.
A source tells News 12 the boy who allegedly fought the teacher has a prior criminal record.