Caught on Cam: FL Teacher Punches Student

BROOKSVILLE, FL (NBC) - Police will not pursue charges against a Florida teacher caught on camera punching a student in the face.

The video taken by another student in the class shows 64-year-old Sandra Hadsock clearly hit the male student several times.

Police say Hadsock was likely acting in self-defense after the teenager, who towered over her, allegedly called her obscene names and backed her against a wall.

Hernando County school officials may still opt to dole out its own punishment for potential policy and ethics violations.

The student was suspended following the incident.

Last year students gave Hadsock the school's Teacher of The Year award.

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