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.READ MORE: Wildfire Smoke, High Temperatures Prompt Spare The Air Alert For Bay Area On Tuesday
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.READ MORE: Shooting In Alameda Closes Section of Park Avenue For Hours
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.MORE NEWS: Stanford Infectious Disease Expert Angered By Nicki Minaj's COVID Vaccination Tweets
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