1 student charged after teacher injured in fight at Hopewell High School

HOPEWELL, Va. (WRIC) — A teacher at Hopewell High School was loaded onto a stretcher and transported off school grounds on Tuesday after suffering injuries while trying to break up a fight.

School officials say that a verbal altercation broke out between two students in the hallway around 10:30 a.m. A source tells 8News that the two students were females and the teacher interjected to separate them. When one of the girls went back for more, she pushed the teacher to the ground.

The teacher was transported to the hospital.

One of the students has been charged with misdemeanor simple assault.

Stay with 8News for the latest updates to this developing story as it unfolds.

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