A student at the Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29 school at 17 Maple Ave., Norwegian Township, has been cited.

State police at Schuylkill Haven said a 15-year-old male from Minersville has been charged with simple assault for an incident in the gymnasium of the school. He is charged with approaching another 15-year-old male, from Cumbola, about 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31, and punching him. Staff members stopped the assault, troopers noted.

The charge will be filed with the county juvenile probation office.