A 19-year-old high school student from Sarcelles, Val d'Oise, was taken into custody on Thursday on suspicion of violently striking his physical education teacher on Monday, according to a source close to the investigation.
The teacher, on sick leave for a period of five weeks, filed a complaint Thursday, according to the same source. The high school student had on his side deposited a handrail on Tuesday, evoking "an exchange of blows" with his sports teacher.
A video published on the networks
According to Le Parisien , who revealed the case, the teacher of the high school of La Tourelle was violently assaulted Monday by this student of first to whom he would have asked to remove his cap. He allegedly received several punches, according to the daily newspaper. The scene, filmed, was relayed on social networks.
A general meeting of high school staff was held Thursday to decide on the follow-up to this incident, said the school.