Newburgh SD: Teacher attacked by student high on marijuana

The district says a high school student at the Newburgh Free Academy ate multiple marijuana edibles, according to a letter sent to parents.

News 12 Staff

Oct 25, 2022, 9:16 PM

Updated 575 days ago

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The Newburgh school district says a teacher was attacked by a student who was allegedly high on marijuana earlier Tuesday.
The district says a high school student at the Newburgh Free Academy ate multiple marijuana edibles, according to a letter sent to parents.
They say the student began displaying incoherent behavior and fell to the ground during class.
When the teacher rushed over to help, the student allegedly became violent.
Security responded in seconds, according to officials.
City of Newburgh Police were also called.
Both the student and teacher were transported to the hospital out of an abundance of caution.  


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