Two female students accused of battery against teacher

Published 9:07 pm Friday, September 30, 2022

Two female students are facing charges of  battery of a school teacher following a fight at Jennings High School.

The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a 14-year-old and a 17-year-old student, according to Commander Ramby Cormier.

Both students were issued misdemeanor summons for battery of a school teacher and released to their parents or guardian, Cormier said.

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The Sheriff’s Office began investigating the incident Thursday after a school resource officer received a complaint at the school that the juveniles reportedly struck school officials following a fight on campus, he said.

The investigation is ongoing and no other details are being released at this time.