Odessa High School Asst. Principal recovering after being attacked by student

Odessa High School Asst. Principal recovering after being attacked by student
(Source: Ector County ISD)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - An Odessa High School Assistant Principal is recovering from injuries after he was attacked by one of his students.

Officials say Mark Crissinger was breaking up a fight on campus, when one of the participants turned on him.

The 16-year old student threw Crissinger to the ground and kicked him.

The unidentified student will be charged with aggravated assault of a public servant.

The assistant principal was taken to a local hospital.

We're told Crissinger has been released and is expected to be okay.

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