A 17-year-old Oakland High School student with cerebral palsy says he was struck by a school security guard so hard that he was thrown out of his wheelchair and hit the floor head first, leaving a scar on his chin, according to CNN affiliate KTVU.In the video, which was released by the Oakland Unified School District, a staff security guard appears to push the special needs student down the hallway, then hit him multiple times and knock him out of his wheelchair. For more information please visit http://www.hlntv.com/video/2014/05/30/watch-school-guard-allegedly-beats-special-needs-student
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