MANCHESTER, N.H. (CBS) — A Manchester, New Hampshire teacher allegedly assaulted a 14-year-old student in a middle school classroom in late January.

Anita Lemay, 52, of Manchester, has been charged with one count of simple assault following an incident at Southside Middle School on Jewett Street on Jan. 29.

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The teen allegedly disrupted class while eating candy and refused to listen to Lemay, so she knocked the candy out of his hand and left a scratch on his wrist, police say.

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A paraprofessional saw what happened, removed the student from class and reported the incident to the principal, police said. The principal then told the school resource officer about the incident.

After speaking with Lemay, police determined that she made “unprivileged physical contact” with the teen. A warrant was issued, and she turned herself in to police at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

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No additional information was immediately available.