Authorities said the victim was being cared for by a school nurse.

TOLEDO, Ohio — A 13-year-old Jefferson High School student has been charged after hitting a school staff member in the face with a pencil on May 4.

According to A Toledo police A Washington Local Schools employee was reportedly assisting Jefferson Jr. High School officials trying to locate the 13-year-old student.

When the officer found the student, he reportedly put his hand on the student’s shoulder. Police say the student then turned and struck the staff member in the face with a pencil near the left eye.

The school nurse treated the victim’s injuries. He also made an appointment with an ophthalmologist, police said.

Crews arrived on scene at approximately 1 p.m., where they charged and arrested the student. He was placed in a juvenile center.

Authorities have yet to say whether the suspect will be tried as an adult. WTOL 11 is not releasing the names of the juvenile suspects who are not being tried as adults.


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