MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 16-year-old St. Paul student pleaded guilty Friday in Ramsey County juvenile Court following accusations of choking a teacher.
The court released Fon’Tae O’Bannon into his mother’s custody, with conditions.READ MORE: Vaccine Doubts Fuel Dr. Scott Jensen's Rise In Minnesota Governor Race
He was charged with felony assault for slamming a teacher against a wall during lunch time on Dec. 4.READ MORE: 'Perfect Timing To Go': MEA Marking One Of The Busiest Travel Weekends Of The Fall
The teacher had tried to break up a fight. He was hospitalized with a traumatic brain injury.
Ramsey County Attorney John Choi says this is the 27th case of a juvenile assaulting a school official this year.MORE NEWS: A Ride-Along With Minneapolis Police Shows How Staffing Shortages Have Officers Stretched Thin