Former West Haven teacher in court after chair incident

David Pfaff (Photo: West Haven Police)
David Pfaff (Photo: West Haven Police)

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The case of a former West Haven teacher caught on camera pulling a chair out from underneath a student is scheduled to return to court Thursday.

David Pfaff, 32, lost his job at Bailey Middle School last year because of that incident. He claims the student became disruptive, and refused to move.

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Prosecutors later charged Pfaff with reckless endangerment and breach of peace charges.

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Pfaff’s case has been referred to adult probation. The court documents are now sealed.