NEWPORT, N.H. (CBS) – The principal at Newport High School in New Hampshire has been charged with assaulting a student.
Police say Mark Christensen grabbed a 16-year-old girl by the neck and shook her.
The victim and her mother reported the incident to police on Tuesday. The attack allegedly happened during a meeting on August 31.
Police say that three witnesses backed up what the victim reported to police.
Christensen is charged with simple assault.