Teacher Punched Repeatedly Outside Springville Middle School
An unidentified male teacher was the victim of an assault outside Springville Middle School, where he was punched repeatedly in the face.
52-year-old Shawn Connors of Springville was arraigned on multiple charges relating to the incident.
He was arraigned by Buffalo City Court Judge Andrew C. LoTempio, acting as a Springville town justice, according to the Buffalo News.
Erie County District Attorney John Flynn says that 52-year-old Shawn Connors repeatedly punched the teacher in the face while a child was watching on March 25. He says the teacher fell and had injuries to his face and knees.
Connors was charged with second-degree assault, third-degree criminal trespass, and child endangerment. He's due back in court on May 20, and could be sentenced to seven years in prison if convicted.
The attack happened at about 6:49 a.m. on March 25 outside the school, according to the Buffalo News.