Woman Assaults School Employees, School Placed on Lockdown
AKRON — An Akron elementary school was placed on lockdown Friday morning after a woman was accused of assaulting the principal and two other school employees.
According to Akron police, officers were called to Glover Elementary School on Hammel Street around 8:30 a.m. for a report of an irate, out of control parent.
Police say Jessica Smallwood, 26, refused to check in at the office and then assaulted the principal, a teacher and a cafeteria worker. She then refused to leave.
Officers took Smallwood into custody and charged her with two counts of felonious assault, assault and criminal trespassing.