FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens (WABC) -- A teacher in Queens is facing charges after allegedly hitting a student with a book.
Loretta Myers, 48, is facing assault and harassment charges after the January incident at PS 253 in Far Rockaway.
She's accused of throwing a book at a 9-year-old boy and hitting him in the face.
The boy's parents decided to press charges after trying mediation with Myers.
* More Queens news
* Send us a news tip
* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts
* Follow us on YouTube
Teacher accused of hitting 9-year-old boy with book in Queens