Burlington teacher charged with injuring student

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) An instructor at the Burlington Technical Center faces charges of assaulting a 16-year-old student.

State police say it happened back in late November. David Scibek, 52, a criminal justice Instructor, used a pressure point technique on the female student, causing her to fall out of a chair and hit her back on a cabinet.

Scibek was charged with simple assault. The Colchester resident is due in court next month.

Scibek is a former Fire Chief in Malletts Bay and also a former Burlington Police detective.