Teacher caught planting bullet in school

Alfred Purcell, a biology teacher at Southbridge, Mass., High School, was seen on surveillance footage dropping a bullet on the floor and later claiming he had found it.
1:14 | 05/17/19

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School administrators and have to look hard they pulled up this footage inside a Southbridge high school's stairwell and they say that is biology teacher Alfred Purcell tossing a live round of ammunition on the floor. Minutes later they say he appears to snap a photo of the round and radio for help prompting a police investigation and an hour long lockdown. He admitted it dropped our revenue in addition. So the reason why there is that he believes school meets malpractice police say the teacher was upset with how the school handled a case earlier this week when a student brought shell casings to school. But in court his attorney denied his involvement. Any act. Police also check the trunk of the teacher's car uncovering 102 additional live rounds. The district says Purcell had trouble with classroom management and that he knew his contract wasn't being renewed in the fall. It's absolutely important that this individual decided try to make a case. In such a manner that demonstrated horrific judgment. And really does a massive disservice to our children ages are much better.

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