OKLAHOMA CITY -- Police are investigating after they said a freshman student at Putnam City West High School in Oklahoma City was assaulted with a broom handle, KOCO reports .
The incident happened on Sept. 28 in the football locker room.
Police said three students held the student while a fourth student used the end of a broom to assault the victim.
School officials released the following statement:
“Putnam City district administrators and Putnam City Campus Police officers are investigating an assault on a student at Putnam City West by four other students on the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 28. Student safety is the district’s highest priority. Administrators have moved quickly in the investigation and have placed one employee on administrative leave. Behavior of students involved in the assault has been addressed by the school and police are investigating the possibility of criminal charges. The district is limited in what it can say due to the ongoing investigation and federal privacy laws concerning student information. Additional information will be made available when possible.”
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