Frankford High student assaults officer

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A Frankford High School student faces expulsion after assaulting a school district officer Thursday.

The student, 17, punched an officer in the face after running from two of them as they tried to apprehend the student for truancy. No medical treatment was necessary, but the officers took the student to Aria Health-Frankford to be evaluated for lip lacerations and a bloody nose.

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