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Burleson student faces felony for shoving teacher into doorknob

A student shoved a teacher at Burleson High School last week.
A student shoved a teacher at Burleson High School last week.

A Burleson High student faces a felony charge after he shoved his teacher into a doorknob during an altercation, police said.

The incident happened Nov. 2, said DeAnna Phillips, a police spokeswoman.

Police believe that Dylan Brown, 17, was refusing to go to class. When the teacher approached him in a hallway, Brown got upset and shoved her, Phillips said.

The teacher didn’t have to go to a hospital, but she was injured, Phillips said.

Brown was expected to be charged with assault of a public servant, a third-degree felony, police said.

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