UPDATE: On June 7 at 1:25 p.m., a school resource officer and administrators at Thomas Stone High School were notified of a student who was struck in the head by a book that was thrown by another student while inside a classroom. A group of students arrived to confront the person who threw the book, and a dispute ensued. During the dispute, desks and chairs were being thrown in the classroom and at students who were trying to leave the room. A staff member who was in the room was knocked into a locker and injured. Additional SROs and staff members intervened and stopped the altercation. The employee was flown to a hospital with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening. The student who was hit by the book was also transported to a hospital by ambulance with injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening.
The school resource officer is conducting an investigation, and upon completion, will review the case with the State’s Attorney’s Office regarding criminal charges. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Officer L. Payne at 301-609-3282 Ext. 0452. The investigation is ongoing.
WALDORF, Md. – On June 7, 2022, at approximately 1:41 p.m., reports came in of a teacher who was knocked unconscious after an altercation with a student at Thomas Stone High School.
According to reports, the altercation took place in the main hallway where the 40 year old female was thrown into the lockers.
She then reported vision issues, and was later flown out by Maryland State Police Aviation Trooper 2 to a local trauma center.
A second patient was also transport to the hospital by an ambulance.
Police have not released any details on arrests or charges made at this time.
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office and the school resource officers will continue to investigate the assault.
We will continue to provide updates as they become available.
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