A student at a Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29 school has been charged with a felony count of aggravated assault involving the principal of the school.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said a 13-year-old female student from Minersville was arrested following an incident that occurred on April 4 about noon at Maple Avenue Campus, in Norwegian Township.

Troopers said the student bit Assistant Principal Casey Horvath on the hand during an incident. Troopers said the student faces felony charges.