Man charged with assault inside high school

Omar Boykin (Source: Waynesboro Police Dept.)

WAYNE COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - A Wayne County man faces charges for allegedly assaulting a teenager inside Wayne County High School.

The sheriff's department says Omar Boykin is accused of walking into the school and punching a 14-year-old student in the face.

Boykin was arrested at his home later in the day by Waynesboro police and charged with assault.

Officials with the school district say the attack reportedly happened because of an argument between the victim and Boykin's son.

Boykin's bond was set at $2500. He may face more charges.