A teacher at the Delaware Autistic Program in Newark, DE was arrested Thursday for allegedly striking a student.
Police say 31-year old Danielle Finlay of Newark was arraigned on 2 counts of offensive touching.
According to a witness, Finlay hit a student in the head because he was making loud noises.
When he failed to stop, the witness told police, Finlay hit him a second time with an empty water bottle. The 17-year old victim was not hurt.
Finlay surrendered to detectives Thursday morning. She was released on her own recognizance.