VIDEO: Student allegedly wrestles teacher to ground after having cell phone taken away

PATERSON, N.J. - A ninth grade student was arrested Friday in New Jersey after allegedly attacking a teacher who took his cell phone away.

The incident happened at John F. Kennedy High School in Paterson, New Jersey.

Video of the incident posted online shows the boy grabbing the teacher and wrestling him to the ground.

A report posted on, says that the 16-year-old student was trying to get his cell phone back from the 62-year-old teacher.

The report say charges have been filed and the student has been suspended.