STOCKTON (CBS) – A principal at a Stockton elementary school has been taken to the hospital after being attacked by an angry parent Monday morning, according to school district officials.

Fillmore Elementary Principal Evangelina Ramos was punched at least twice by a woman who was apparently angry over the school’s dress code, according to Stockton Unified Assistant Superintendent Dan Wright.

Wright said Principal Ramos told the mother her child’s T-shirt with skulls on it was not appropriate for the school. The child was told to change shirts or turn the shirt inside out in order to return to class.

As Ramos and the child’s mother discussed the issue around 9:30 a.m., the woman apparently punched Ramos and was then restrained by two other adults. However, she was able to free herself and punch the principal again and then fled the campus.

Ramos was taken to Dameron Hospital. The extent of her injuries is not clear.

Police later arrested 30-year-old Pami Alaine Gibbs.

Gibbs was booked on two felony charges of battery and criminal threats and three misdemeanors, including hate crime.

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Comments (9)
  1. john says:

    so this is how we handle things now??? i wonder where the kids father was at when all this was happening??? probably in prison. what happened to respect?? the mother does not look like a productive member of society. and i bet her kid will one day be in prison so we can support him. like we probably do already.

  2. john says:

    and i bet she thinks that she is a good mother.

  3. kc says:

    it is Stockton. I use to teach in Richmond, teachers have very little recourse; I had 4th graders telling me that they were going to call their parent or file a complaint because I would make them sit out recess! You have to jump through hoops to keep a kid after school. The parents,in certain neighborhoods especially, have chips on their shoulders and no respect for teachers, administrators and their kids are the same way.

  4. Joe says:

    We need to mandate education for ignorant parents, she needs to learn to use her words! Lock her up and put the kid into foster care, anything has to be better than what he currently has!

    1. Reality Check says:

      No she needs to be beaten until she cannot walk anymore. “People” like her understand only one thing.

  5. PLW says:

    Good arrest! Another ignorant parent put in jail!

  6. Miss Dee says:

    What a lesson she just taught her kid…

    1. DaPoPoMan says:

      She knows how to pose perfectly for a booking photo. I bet she has been arrested before.