PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A security guard was injured after he was reportedly pushed by a student at Pittsburgh King Elementary School on Thursday.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Man To Be Charged In Death Of Woman Found Shot Inside Car
According to a witness, a student pushed the security guard down at the school.
School officials say the security officer was transported to a local hospital for treatment for his injuries. He has since been released.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Says State Is Investigating After Delayed Test Results Come In From Last March
This is the third incident at that school in two weeks.
A teacher was followed and assaulted with a brick after school on Oct. 18. The incident happened after the teacher confiscated a student’s cell phone.
A second incident happened at the school Tuesday. A fifth grade student reportedly punched a teacher in the face.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Pa. Department Of Health Aligns With CDC Quarantine Guidance For Fully Vaccinated Individuals
Pittsburgh Public Schools superintendent Dr. Anthony Hamlet visited the school Thursday morning and promised changes were coming, including hiring individuals that’s going to seek out programming for social and emotional learning.