Kennedy Academy school resource officer, teacher assaulted by 17-year-old girl in Eastlake

EASTLAKE, Ohio - Eastlake police are investigating an assault case at a local school that left a teacher and school resource officer injured.

According to police, the assault happened Friday around noon at Kennedy Academy when a school resource officer tried breaking up a fight.

One teen girl was sent to another room to "cool off," but the other wanted to keep fighting.

Police said the 17-year-old threw a punch at the school officer, hitting the officer in the face. She then hit a teacher in the head, police said.

The teen was taken into custody and charged with misdemeanor and felony assault.

It's not known was sparked the fight between the teens.

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