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HANOVER, Va. – Just after 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 28, 2016, deputies with the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office responded to Patrick Henry High School to assist school officials. Administration with Patrick Henry High School reported numerous physical altercations were occurring in the school. It was reported that approximately 7 to 10 students were involved in separate altercations at the same time.
After a thorough investigation, two students have been charged with misdemeanor assault after assaulting a teacher during the physical altercations. The teacher attempted to break up two students fighting when the assault occurred. The two students have been released to their legal guardians pending court appearances in the Hanover County Juvenile Court.
The Sheriff’s Office values its partnership with the Hanover County Public Schools and works closely with the public schools to promote a safe educational environment for all students.
If you have an information on the incident, please contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at 804-365-6140.