Police investigate after teacher assaulted at Euclid High School

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ECULID, Ohio–Officers are investigating an assault of a teacher at Euclid High School, Euclid police told the FOX 8 I-Team.

The teacher was hit in the eye while trying to break up a fight in the gym earlier this week.

She had significant injuries and required medical treatment, according to police .

“Both students are female, juvenile,” said Euclid Police Lt. Mitch Houser. “ When the teacher tried to break it up, they both turned their aggression towards the teacher assaulting her. The teacher is recovering from serious injuries.”

No charges have been filed yet.

The district released the following statement to FOX 8 News:

“School officials investigated an incident that happened at Euclid High School on Tuesday involving an injury to a staff member. The incident was also reported to the Euclid Police Department. We have and will continue to work cooperatively with the police department.  The safety and security of our students, staff, and community remains a top priority for our district.”

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