Police: Va. teacher charged after holding girl upside down by ankles

Police: Va. teacher charged after holding girl upside down by ankles
Tenkoran Agyeman (Source: NBC Washington via Prince William Police)

PRINCE WILLIAM Co., Va. (WWBT) - A teacher in Prince William County has been charged after he allegedly held an 11-year-old girl upside down by her ankles.

Police said Tenkoran Agyeman, 40, was arrested for the incident that reportedly happened at Rippon Middle School in Woodbridge on Nov. 1 or Nov. 4, NBC Washington reports.

Police said told NBC Washington that the apparent incident resulted in “the victim’s head striking a nearby desk.”

NBC Washington reports that the math teacher has been placed on leave.

Agyeman is charged with assault and battery.

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