Nashville, Tennessee (Web Desk): A teacher in the United States has been suspended after ripping off a student 's hijab in front of their classmates, international media reported.

The video circulating on social media shows the teacher at New Vision Academy in Nashville, Tennessee pulling back the student 's religious headscarf while she tries to hide her face.

A civilian saw the video on Snapchat with the caption "pretty hair" and sent it to a local media channel.

It's believed the video was posted on the teacher 's social media account, who has since been suspended without pay.

However, right after the video goes viral it is facing criticism.