A seventh-grader at Palo Alto Middle School in Killeen is on her way to the Bell County Juvenile Detention Center for assaulting a campus police officer this morning.

KWTX reports the student threatened the school's principle then assaulted the campus police officer. The student is being charged with a terroristic threat, assault on a public servant and resisting arrest.

News 10 reports district spokesman Terry Abbott said verbal threats against the principles life had been made before the assault on the officer began.

Palo Alto Middle School is located at 2301 West Elms Rd in Killeen.