The headmaster of an exclusive Philadelphia Main Line prep school has been charged with assaulting his son in a fight over a cellphone and marijuana.
The Haverford School headmaster John Nagl was charged with simple assault and placed on administrative leave at the $35,000-a-year school, said the chairman of the school’s board of trustees, AP reports.
Nagl told police he and his son got in a fight after he took the youth’s cellphone and marijuana, said the report. Police said Nagl put his son in a choke hold to end the fight. Nagl’s attorney maintains he is innocent.
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