Local teacher heads to Court

From NBC12 News

Chesterfield, VA (NBC12) - A teacher accused of assaulting two students is scheduled to appear in Chesterfield court.

The students told police that Patrick Simmons, 29, of Powhatan, pushed them against the wall during a fire drill at Tomahawk Creek Middle School.

The alleged incident happened last month and was reportedly captured on surveillance tape.

One student claimed to have been injured.

The students were between 12 and 13.

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