By: KDKA-TV News Staff
WESTMORELAND COUNTY (KDKA) — A student is accused of assaulting a faculty member at Westmoreland County Community College’s Advanced Technology Center.READ MORE: Sto-Rox Junior/Senior High Students Dismissed Early, Will Learn Virtually Due To Threat Of Violence
State police said they were called just after 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday to the center after a report of an assault. The faculty member sustained minor injuries, and the suspect — a 24-year-old student — was taken into custody.READ MORE: Study Ranks Pennsylvania As 2nd Best State In U.S. For Christmas Decorations
The student, according to police, was taken to police barracks and will be charged.
According to a statement from Dr. Sydney Beeler, the vice president of Enrollment Management at the college, Westmoreland went into lockdown due to the incident. The lockdown has since been lifted.MORE NEWS: Pfizer Expected To Seek FDA Authorization For Booster Shots For 16, 17 Year-Olds
No other students or faculty were injured.