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Student charged with punching principal in the face

Posted at 12:32 PM, Nov 14, 2016

A Lackawanna High School student is facing charges after police say she punched her principal in the face.

According to Lackawanna Police, the principal was trying to break up a fight between students when one of the students punched the administrator in the left eye with a closed fist.

Hillary Brown, 17, was immediately placed under arrest but refused to be handcuffed, according to investigators.

She was charged with resisting arrest, harassment and disorderly conduct.