Loudoun Co. Substitute Teacher. accused of assaulting a student

A substitute teacher working at Leesburg High School has been charged with assaulting a student.

A substitute teacher working at a high school in Leesburg, Virginia, has been charged with assaulting a student.

Hans Mirzai, 68, of Leesburg, has been charged with assault and battery, Leesburg police said Monday. On Sunday, he was issued a summons and released.

Police said on Sept. 16, a Tuscarora High School staff member received a report that Mirzai had forcibly removed a student from a classroom around 2 p.m. The school system removed Mirzai from the building per their policy, police said. The teenage schoolboy did not report any injuries, but Mirzai did indicted as a result of the police investigation.

Police are asking anyone with additional information about the incident to call Officer M. Hackney at 703-771-4500 or by email mhackney@leesburgva.gov. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call the Leesburg Crime Line at 703-443-TIPS (8477). You can also text 274637 (CRIMES) and start your message with LPDTIP.

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