Opelousas High principal assaulted by student


A student at Opelousas High School was charged with battery Monday after allegedly striking the school’s principal.

Opelousas Police say it happened around 1 p.m. as the principal, Myron Spencer, was attempting to get the student to go back to class.

Police say the student became combative and committed a battery on principal. 

The administrator did not receive any medical treatment on scene, police say. 

The student was charged and then released to the custody of his parents.

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