Teacher accused of intentionally driving into crowd of students at school

A Sydney teacher has been charged after allegedly deliberately driving a car towards a group of high school students.

The incident involving a male teacher happened at a high school in Sydney’s southwest on Tuesday.

“Police will allege a man drove towards the students several times while they were playing basketball at the high school in Cabramatta about 3.20pm (local time),” a NSW Police statement said.

A teacher was arrested after allegedly driving at a group of high school students in Sydney's southwest. Source: Getty Images, file

The statement also said the students had to move out of the way to avoid being hit.

Officers from the Fairfield City Police Area Command arrested a 30-year-old man at a home in Casula following inquiries.

The teacher was then taken to Liverpool Police Station and was charged with take action that results in emotional/intellectual damage and intimidation, according to police.

The teacher was granted conditional bail and will appear in Liverpool Local Court later this month.

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