A 16-year-old Las Vegas high school student was arrested last week for sexually assaulting, punching and strangling his teacher.
The juvenile, who was identified as Jonathan Eluterio Martinez Garcia, is being held on $500,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in court April 12.
8 News Now reported:
A 16-year-old Eldorado High School student accused of sexually assaulting, punching, and strangling a teacher until she lost consciousness has been identified as Jonathan Eluterio Martinez Garcia.
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According to police, the teacher was in her classroom when Garcia entered to talk about his grades and eventually became violent.
Police said that Garcia attacked the teacher, caused her to lose consciousness, and later fled the classroom.
Sources told the 8 News Now I-Team that a janitor found the teacher in her classroom later in the afternoon.
Officers arrived to the school at around 3:30 p.m. Thursday once the incident was reported.
Garcia was taken into custody and booked into the Clark County Detention Center for attempted murder, sexual assault, battery with intent to commit sexual assault, first-degree kidnapping and robbery.