Lehigh Middle student arrested for battery
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla . - A Middle School student is facing battery charges after deputies in Lee County say he put a teacher in a choke hold.
Deputies say the 12-year-old Lehigh Acres Middle School student who FOX 4 is not naming because of his age was upset over a game when he lunged at the teacher and placed her in a choke hold.
The student told deputies he was just trying to hug the teacher when she fell.