Kenosha police detained a boy after he was accused of punching a teacher in the chest at Hillcrest School last Tuesday.

The boy was taken into custody following the 9:30 a.m. incident, according to a Kenosha Police Department report. Police recommended charges of battery and battery to school employees.

According to the report, the man had stepped between two students who were about to fight in an attempt to break up the altercation.

The man said, when he did so, the boy became angry and punched him in the arm and then in the chest, causing the man physical pain and discomfort. The boy was then suspended and referred to juvenile intake, according to the report. He was later escorted to his home and released to a parent.