GUSTINE, Merced County (CBS SF) — Police in a Central Valley community are searching for two suspects after a principal was attacked with a box cutter Thursday afternoon.

According to CBS affiliate KGPE-TV in Fresno, the incident took place at Gustine Elementary School in the town of Gustine, about 30 miles west of Merced.

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Police said two suspects confronted the principal about a student around 3:15 p.m. One of the suspects pulled out a box cutter and cut the principal’s left cheek before getting away.

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Students were reportedly in classrooms at the time of the incident and the school was placed into lockdown. No students were injured.

The principal’s injuries were non-life threatening.

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