WATERLOO, Iowa – A 16-year-old is facing charges after police said he attacked a police officer and a school staff member.
The incident happened Monday afternoon at East High School in Waterloo. Police said the boy was wandering the school halls when a school resource officer and a campus safety officer asked the student to return to class, leave the school or go to in-school suspension.
Police said the boy then headbutted the resource officer, who is a Waterloo police officer and punched the campus safety officer in the face. The police officer then used a stun gun on the student.
The student, who’s name has not been released, will face a felony charge of assault on a police officer and a misdemeanor aggravated assault charge.