Assault at Roosevelt Elementary School
06/22/2012 | Sgt. Leanne Worthen, Public Affairs Unit
On Thursday, June 21st 2012, at 6:34 pm, Yuma Police Officers were dispatched to Roosevelt Elementary School at 550 W. 5th Street, reference to an assault.
The investigation revealed a 48 yr old female teacher had just started to walk in to a building on school grounds when two unknown males approached her and struck her in the mouth with an unknown object. The suspects left the area prior to police arrival.
The victim received minor injuries and was transported to Yuma Regional Medical Center as a precaution.
The suspects are described as: Hispanic males approximately 15 years of age and approximately 5’7 with thin builds, one wearing a blue shirt and blue jeans, and the other wearing a red shirt and blue jeans.
The Yuma Police Department encourages anyone with any information about this case to please call the Yuma Police Department at (928) 373-4700 or 78-Crime to remain anonymous. Please refer to case number 12-34751.