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Teacher accused of hitting student with belt
MORRISANIA, Bronx (WABC) -- An elementary school teacher from the Bronx is under arrest, accused of beating a student with a belt.
Police say it happened inside the Benjamin Franklin School in the Morrisania section Thursday morning.
The teacher, 54-year-old Pedro Molano, allegedly struck two students with the tip of a belt while breaking up a fight.
One student suffered scrapes on his face.
No one was seriously hurt.
He is charged with two counts of assault.
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