CARNEY, Md. (WMAR) - A Baltimore County Public School teacher has been charged with assault after police say he brandished a handgun at a construction worker near his home.
Police say on July 16, Aaron Anthony Joseph, 46, confronted workers that had been working on removing trees from a site adjacent to his property on Harford Road.
Joseph argued with the workers over the tree removal, then he left the area, but returned with a handgun.
Baltimore County Public Schools officials say Joseph has been with the school system since 2000 and has been the science teacher at Franklin High School for the last year. Before moving to Franklin High School, Joseph tought at the Carver Center for the Arts and Technology.
Joseph has been placed on administrative leave from the school system pending the outcome of the case.
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