Milford Teacher Accused of Restraining Student By the Neck: Police

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    A Jonathan Law High School teacher in Milford is facing criminal charges after police received a complaint about his rough behavior toward a student, police said.

    Police are charging Mark Ruzbarsky, 32, of 32 Welles Drive, Milford, with third-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace after a lengthy investigation. Police issued a warrant for Ruzbarsky's arrest on July 3. 

    Milford police received a complaint on Feb. 24 about an incident between a teacher and student at the high school. Ruzbarsky is accused of "restraining a student by the neck during a class at the school," police said. 

    The school system Web site lists Ruzbarsky as a  math teacher at Jonathan Law High School.

    Ruzbarsky's personal page says he's been with at the school for four years and teaches Algebra II, Applied Geometry and Pre-Calculus. It also lists him as an assistant wrestling coach.

    Milford Public Schools said that Ruzbarsky is still employed in the district and said that he is not under suspension.

    He is scheduled to appear in court on July 29.  

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