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Berkeley High Teacher Placed on Leave After Bringing Bazooka to Class

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    Berkeley Teacher on Leave After Bringing Bazooka to Class

    A Berkeley High School teacher was placed on a leave after he reportedly brought a bazooka to class, NBC Bay Area learned Thursday. (Published Thursday, April 19, 2018)

    A Berkeley High School teacher was placed on leave after he reportedly brought a bazooka to class, NBC Bay Area learned Thursday.

    History teacher Alex Angell has been on administrative leave for more than a week, after video reportedly surfaced online showing him with the rocket launcher inside a classroom.

    As part of a lesson, Angell was demonstrating how the decommissioned bazooka worked.

    The school is now investigating the case to see if Angell violated any school policies.

    Angell declined to comment on the incident.


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