Teacher at Jackson Heights school arrested for assaulting student

April 27, Staff Report

A public school teacher was arrested for assault Wednesday for grabbing a student’s hand and twisting it causing a sprained finger, police said.

Police were called to I.S. 145 on 80th Street near Northern Boulevard and arrested Ramiro Cruz, 52, a Jackson Heights resident.

The incident took place at 11 am on Tuesday, police say.

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