School attack

A FORMER teacher at Monteagle Primary School allegedly returned to his old place of work, attacked the headteacher and threatened to kill him, Barking Court heard. Arek Bielecki, 33, of Uvedale Road, Dagenham, went back to the school in Burnham Road, Dage

A FORMER teacher at Monteagle Primary School allegedly returned to his old place of work, attacked the headteacher and threatened to kill him, Barking Court heard.

Arek Bielecki, 33, of Uvedale Road, Dagenham, went back to the school in Burnham Road, Dagenham, after apparently being dismissed from his job, it was said.

He was arrested outside the primary at around 1.45pm on Friday March 12 after members of school staff called the police, a spokeswoman said.

Officers were told the headteacher, Nicholas Munns, had been assaulted.


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The London Ambulance Service was also called and, according to police, Mr Munns was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Bielecki was taken to Dagenham police station where he was later charged on March 13 with causing Actual Bodily Harm (ABH) and making threats to kill.

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He appeared still in custody at Barking Court on Monday March 15.

Bielecki did not enter a plea and spoke only to confirm his name and address.

He was remanded in custody at Pentonville Prison and his case was adjourned for one week.

He will appear again at Barking Court on Monday March 22.

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