Lincoln High staff member assaulted by student, both sent to hospital
A Lincoln High School staff member was assaulted by a student on Tuesday, sending both the staff member and the student to the hospital, according to a letter sent to parents.
According to officials, the student struck a staff member in the hallway Tuesday morning.
The staff member then attempted to restrain the student and was eventually assisted by other staff members and administrators once they became aware, the letter states.
Both the student and staff member received medical treatment and were transported to the hospital. According to LPD, the student and staff member both had minor injuries which did not require a hospital stay.
After the student was released, they were refereed to the county attorney on assault charges.
Lincoln Police and Lincoln Public School Security are continuing to investigate the incident, according to LPS.
Below is the letter Lincoln High officials sent to parents: