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Martial arts teacher allegedly knocks out 5-year-old student

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BRISTOW, Va. — A martial arts teacher has been arrested after allegedly knocking out a child.

On Monday, Justin Patrick Branick, a teacher atTiger Martial Arts Academy, allegedly grabbed the child by the ankle and threw the boy over his shoulder and onto the ground, according to the Manassas Patch.

A coworker called local police and Branick, 21, was arrested and charged with child abuse.

Police say the child, 5, lost consciousness and was treated at a local hospital for “serious injuries.”