Bronx teacher accused of hitting student during class

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A teacher in the Bronx was charged with assault for allegedly hitting a student in the face during class.

A teacher in the Bronx was charged with assault for allegedly hitting a student in the face during class.

Fatai Okunola, 50, was removed from Frederick Douglas Academy in Foxhurst after he was accused of striking a 12-year-old female student.

The student and her mother reported the incident to police.

Okunola has been reassigned away from students until the outcome of his case is decided.

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