Pittsburgh PA Nov 22 2021 Four male students at Brashear High School in Pittsburgh’s Beechview neighborhood were detained Thursday after authorities said they assaulted a school police officer.
The incident happened while the officer was trying to break up a fight, said Pittsburgh Public Schools spokeswoman Ebony Pugh
Medics were called to the school to examine the officer’s injury, she said. The extent of his injuries were not immediately clear.
The students face charges as a result of the attack, Pugh said.
Original reports had indicated three students were involved, but Pugh said officials discovered a fourth individual also participated in the attack.
An investigation is ongoing, Pugh said.
Pittsburgh police assisted with traffic control and transports at the scene, according to Pittsburgh Public Safety spokeswoman Amanda Mueller.
Additional information was not immediately available.