Middle school students arrested for assault at WOS MS
Orange police transported three middle school students to a juvenile protective facility Wednesday after they were arrested on several charges. Included in the charges were assault on a peace officer and a public official.
According to police reports one of the victims was listed as principal Travis McKelvain. He wasn’t seriously hurt.
West Orange-Cove Superintendent James Colbert praised police and principals for quick action.
One student the being held in the Jefferson County Juvenile facility is being held on assault charges, one for assaulting a police officer and a school official. The other is being held on assault on a police officer. Their names or ages weren’t released since they are juveniles.
According to Superintendent Colbert, the students will also face disciplinary action from the school.