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Retired CCSU professor arrested in theater accident involving student

NEW BRITAIN,Conn. (WTNH) - A retired Central Connecticut State University professor was arrested on Thursday in connection with a theater accident involving a student. 

CCSU says that Professor Thomas Callery turned himself into the CCSU Police Department after he was informed that there was a warrant for his arrest. He was then charged with interfering with a police officer and reckless endangerment.

According to the university, the charges stem from an accident involving a a student that happened at Maloney Hall's Black Box Theater on March 28th.

While Callery was placed on administrative leave following the incident, he retired before the investigation was completed.

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CCSU says they have not released any further details regarding the incident as this is a pending legal matter. 

Callery was released on a $10,000 bond and will be in court on July 26th. 

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