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Teacher Attacker Wanted

Novosibirsk police have placed on a wanted list a local resident who beat up a local elementary school teacher in front of her class of 8-year-olds, RIA-Novosti reported Monday.

The man, whose name was withheld, attacked Irina Isakova, 24, on Friday, punching her in the face and threatening to kill her over bad grades that he said she was unfairly giving his stepdaughter, a police spokeswoman told RIA-Novosti.

Police initially questioned and released the man, who completed serving a prison term on unspecified charges in August and now faces two years for hooliganism. Isakova, who has worked as a teacher for four years, has submitted her resignation, saying she is afraid the man will attack her again.


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