Bronx teacher accused of assaulting a 10-year-old student

Parents with kids at M.S. 390 are upset Thursday over not being notified that a teacher at the school was arrested Wednesday. Jose Garcia, 47, is accused of assaulting a 10-year-old student. Police were

News 12 Staff

Jan 5, 2006, 6:43 PM

Updated 6,736 days ago

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Parents with kids at M.S. 390 are upset Thursday over not being notified that a teacher at the school was arrested Wednesday.
Jose Garcia, 47, is accused of assaulting a 10-year-old student. Police were called to the school after Garcia broke up a fight in the cafeteria and then allegedly attacked one of the student's involved. He's accused of threatening the boy while placing him in a chokehold.
Some parents say the school should have notified them on the day of the incident. Teachers and students were shocked by the news and say he has a reputation for being very calm.


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