A Palmerton Area High School student is facing a charge of harassment following an incident that occurred on Monday, Feb. 28, about 7:10 a.m. in a parking lot of the school in Lower Towamensing Township.

State police at Lehighton said a 17-year-old male walked over to a vehicle occupied by another 17-year-old male at the time and date stated. When the male in the vehicle rolled down the window he was punched in the right eye by the other male.