A campus police officer in Killeen was hospitalized Thursday after a confrontation with a student.

According to KWTX, the officer was reportedly escorting a student back to Charles Patterson Middle School early Thursday afternoon after the student left without permission. The student reportedly attacked the officer, who ended up being taken to a nearby hospital.

At the time of this article's publication, police and school officials were not commenting on the officer's condition. The student was taken into custody and charged with assault on a public servant.

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