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High school student accused of swinging at teacher, grabbing coach by the throat

Deputies say the coach was trying to help another teacher the student had swung at.
Credit: WTSP

WEEKI WACHEE, Fla. — A student at a Florida high school is accused of swinging at a teacher and grabbing a coach by the throat.

Hernando County deputies say a Weeki Wachee High student, who took THC oil, swung at a teacher and knocked binders out of her hands as she was writing a pass for the student to go to the clinic. Investigators claim the student was having a “violent reaction” to the THC oil.

According to law enforcement, the teacher called for help and when other staff members got there, the student grabbed a male coach by the throat.

The student was subdued until a school resource officer was able to help, according to deputies.

The student was taken to the hospital.

Charges are pending.

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