LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) -- A Lake City mother has been arrested
after she allegedly attacked a school principal after her child was suspended.
Tyra Hays was charged with battery on a school official and
disrupting a school function. She was arrested Thursday.
Police say that on Oct. 20 the 33-year-old woman went to
Challenge Learning Center to pick up her child, who had been
suspended. Challenge is an alternative school for children with
behavioral, academic or learning problems.
Police say that Hays argued with Principal Deborah Hill, left
and then came back 10 minutes later. They say Hill told Hays to
leave but Hays struck her. The fight was broken up by school
It could not be determined Saturday if Hays has an attorney.