A shocking photo of a high school principal appearing to grab a student in a chokehold has led to the suspension of 10 students after its posting on Facebook.
But the California principal who's seen clutching the gasping ninth-grader around the neck, resulting in her wearing a neck brace, says the photo is not what it seems.
"I had separated her and she began struggling and I was pushing her away to get her away from the area and she fell down," Pittsburgh High School Principal Todd Whitmire told the Contra Costa Times.
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