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PAWTUCKETâ€”A Slater Junior High School teacher was charged Thursday with assaulting a 13-year-old student in an incident that allegedly occurred at the school on March 18.
The teacher has been identified as Richard C. Koster, 49, of 142 Warren Ave., Cranston.
According to Maj. Arthur Martins, the Pawtucket Police Department had been made aware of the incident the day after is allegedly occurred, on March 19. The mother of the victim told police that her son had been assaulted by Koster. The allegations were that Koster had approached the student, grabbed him, lifted him up off the floor and pinned him against a wall, and then yelled at him. Read the full story in Friday's newspaper.