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Brighton Beach education professional arrested for punching 11-year-old boy in the face for not cleaning up spilled water

By Mason White 5:39 PM August 14, 2014
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By: Hydar Tomar
A Brighton Beach education professional was arrested on charges of assault after allegedly punching an 11-year-old boy in the face, police in New York said.

Brooklyn Police said that the school aide was arrested this week, after being accused of hitting the young boy who suffers from autism, in the cafeteria.

According to the police investigation, 58-year-old Milton Parker, punched the face of Anatoly Veltman at the PS 225 after the child spilled water.

Prosecutors said that Parker ordered Anatoly, to clean up the spill and then attacked the boy when he did not comply. Police have video of the incident.

Parker was charged with assault, harassment, threats and endangering the welfare of a child.