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Peter Harvey, the UK teacher who attacked a pupil with a dumbbell while shouting "die, die, die", is sentenced to community order as his trial ends in Nottingham. The judge calls him as a "thoroughly decent man".

Teacher who attacked pupil with dumbbell spared jail

A teacher who bludgeoned a disruptive teenage pupil with a dumbbell has walked free from court after a judge described him as a “thoroughly decent man”.

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