CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - A former Cape Central High School teacher accused of assaulting a student made an appearance in court on Wednesday.
Rowan D. Smith faces a misdemeanor assault 3rd degree charge for an incident in downtown Cape Girardeau back in January 2012.
A Jury trial has been set for June 29.
Witnesses told police he choked a student in a parking lot until that student passed out.
Smith resigned from his position at the high school last month.
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