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Virginia teacher charged with assaulting student during class

A 61-year-old middle school teacher is accused of assaulting a student during class.

Curtis Craig Smith, a technology education teacher at Fred Lynn Middle School in Woodbridge, has been charged with assault and battery after a student sustained a minor injury to his arm following an incident Tuesday, according to the Prince William County Police.

The student reported the incident to school officials and, following an investigation by school police, Smith was arrested.