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Granby High School teacher accused of assaulting student

A teacher has been charged with misdemeanor assault after an alleged incident with a 17-year-old student.

NORFOLK, Va. — Police arrested and charged a Norfolk teacher with misdemeanor assault after an incident that happened with a student Wednesday afternoon.

Officers were called to Granby High School to respond to a report of a teacher assaulting a 17-year-old student.

After learning more about the incident, police arrested 29-year-old Keith Buxton and charged him with misdemeanor assault.

The student walked away uninjured and Buxton was released on a criminal summons afterward.

Buxton is on administrative leave pending the outcome of further investigation into what happened.

He has worked for NPS since August 2019.

No other details have been released at this time.

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