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PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MD — Police on May 7 arrested a Prince George’s County Public Schools teacher on charges of assaulting someone in a Virginia park, WTOP reported. Journalist Glynis Kazanjian identified that the accused instructor as 47-year-old Michael Pruden of Fort Washington.

Police alleged that Pruden committed the assault at Daingerfield Island near Alexandria, Virginia, WTOP noted. Officers accused Pruden of hitting a male with a stick and pepper-spraying him, Kazanjian added.

WTOP explained that PGCPS put Pruden on administrative leave on May 11. Kazanjian wrote that the teacher has been with PGCPS since 2014 and taught at:

  • Allenwood Elementary School in Camp Springs
  • Apple Grove Elementary School in Fort Washington
  • Samuel Chase Elementary School in Temple Hills
  • Valley View Elementary School in Oxon Hill

To learn more about Pruden’s case, check out WTOP’s full story.

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