Teacher Fly-Kicked in the Back by 9-Year-Old Student at Newark Public School

A teacher at a public school in Newark suffered non-life threatening injuries after an elementary school student assaulted the professional this afternoon.

According to preliminary reports, it happened inside the Camden Middle School just before 1 p.m. where police were notified of an assault in progress.

When officers arrived, they met school officials who reported that 9-year-old kicked the educator in the back and possibly needed crisis intervention according to reports.

The child was sent home with motherEMS arrived at the school for the teacher.

The incident remains under investigation.